American Civil Liberties Union
The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.
Reaction to the San Jose Police Department’s plans to use a drone ranged from outrage and rejection to measured support at a community meeting Wednesday where residents finally got a chance to sound off on the new technology after months of simmering anger about the secretive purchase.
A new app from BART is supposed to be a discreet way to report crime on the transit system. But privacy advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union are sounding the alarm.
A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.
After a year on the beat, a license plate scanner used by Los Altos Police now has a new policy for how long that data can be stored.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed a lawsuit Monday against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy requiring all women booked into Alameda County jails who are younger than 60 to submit to a pregnancy test.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has filed a lawsuit against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy that requires every woman in its custody under 60 to take a pregnancy test.
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.