American Civil Liberties Union
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld California’s law requiring people arrested for felonies to submit samples of their DNA to police.
Several Bay Area police departments have the ability to eavesdrop on cellphone conversations through a special wiretapping device, according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California on Thursday.
A proposed legal settlement calls for federal authorities to limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges.
African American boys are arrested in Oakland more often and for minor offenses compared to other racial groups according to a report from the American Civil Liberties Union.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging a search by San Francisco police of an activist’s cellphone without a warrant.
Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern will present his plan to the Board of Supervisors on Thursday.
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.
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.
The American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday it would file a lawsuit to overturn stay away orders issued against 12 demonstrators charged with crimes allegedly committed during Occupy Oakland protests.
BART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.