San Francisco Judge Tosses Suit Over Feds 'Suspicious Activity' DatabaseA judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a federal information-sharing program of flagging innocent people as potential terrorists.
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks Headline Facebook Live ACLU FundraiserMany celebrities to appear on Facebook Live as part of a fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union...
Trump's Election Boosts Turnout At Oakland Fair For ActivistsLocal organizations set up booths and held workshops for wannabe political activists at the Post-Inauguration Resource Fair in Oakland.
Federal Judge Issues Emergency Stay On Trump Immigrant BanA federal judge in Brooklyn issued an emergency stay on President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from 7 Muslim countries.
ACLU Sues To Make Ballot Selfies Legal In CaliforniaThe American Civil Liberties Union wants California voters to be able to share photos of their marked ballots without being prosecuted.
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Stop Sharing Data With Surveillance Software Used By Bay Area PoliceThree of the largest social media sites have halted surveillance product Geofeedia's access to its user data.
Police Using Social Media Tracking Tool Worries ACLUCivil liberties advocates say tools that allow police to search social media in real time during protests could have a chilling effect on free speech.
San Francisco Police Union Endorses Acting Chief Toney Chaplin As 'Cops' Cop'The radio ad by the San Francisco Police Officer's Association is clear: Chief Toney Chaplin is the right leader at the right time.
Charter Schools Under Fire For Discriminatory Enrollment PracticesBay Area charter schools among 253 charter schools in California under fire for discriminatory or exclusionary enrollment policies.
Hayward Police Ordered To Refund Money Charged For Bodycam Video RequestAn Alameda County Superior Court judge has ordered the Hayward Police Department to refund more than $3,000 in fees charged to the National Lawyers Guild to fulfill a California Public Records Act request for body camera footage of a Black Lives Matter protest in 2014, according to the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the guild.
New York Governor Cuomo's Anti-BDS Executive Order Parallels NY, CA BillsNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo's anti-BDS executive order parallels legislative bills in California, New York and across the country.
Transgender Man Sues Dignity Health For Excluding Coverage Of Sex Reassignment SurgeryA transgender man trying to attain sex reassignment surgery filed a civil rights complaint Monday against his employer, Dignity Health, for allegedly depriving him of medical care for gender dysphoria.