American Civil Liberties Union
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.
UPDATE: A federal judge on a panel hearing an appeal over the legality of California’s same-sex marriage ban said Thursday he would not step down from the case as Prop 8 sponsors has hoped.