A lawyer for four servicewomen who sued the U.S. Department of Defense for the right to have combat duty said in San Francisco Thursday that she and her clients are “thrilled” that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the lifting of the combat ban.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce the U.S. military’s reversal of a policy that bans women from serving in combat, this week.
A federal judge will hear arguments in San Francisco Monday morning on a motion to block a voter initiative’s requirement that California’s 73,000 registered sex offenders must give police a list of their online screen names and Internet service providers.
The ACLU claims that that county officials have been perusing the use of drones in secrecy, and are planning to use them for surveillance and intelligence gathering, not simply search and rescue.
A federal judge has blocked part of a voter-approved ballot initiative related to human trafficking.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s new voter-approved law to boost penalties for those convicted of human trafficking.
A Department of Homeland Security audit prompted San Jose-based Mi Pueblo foods to participate in a federal program that verifies a prospective employee’s immigration status, the supermarket chain said Friday.
With Monday marking one year since the state’s prison realignment legislation went into effect, the American Civil Liberties Union of California Thursday released an assessment of the realignment process thus far and how voters perceive the state’s criminal justice system.
Documents show the FBI was keeping a watchful eye on Occupy Oakland protests last year.
The San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night decided again to hold off on allowing the Police Department to use Tasers.