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New Jersey "child exclusion" challenge

[JURIST] On Wednesday, the New Jersey Supreme Court [official website] hears the first state high court challenge to a so-called "child exclusion" law barring families that already receive welfare from getting additional payments covering more children. Read a press release and brief [PDF text] from the ACLU. NOW is also opposed [NOW press release] to the legislation. For a contrary view see Defending New Jersey's Family Cap Welfare Reform in the Courts [text], by Rutgers sociologist Ted Goertzel.

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