N.J. civil rights division probing claim of anti-Latino bias in municipal court, judiciary says

The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights has launched an investigation into claims of discrimination in a Cumberland County municipal court, a state judiciary spokesman confirmed.

Millville Municipal Court Judge Jason Witcher has repeatedly stated that Latino defendants are being denied the opportunity to appear virtually for hearings and are instead required to appear in person.

He first put his claims on the record during the Dec. 5 court session, calling it “the most discriminatory event I have ever been a part of in my entire career.”

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