The Los Angeles Police Department’s effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle: the ACLU of Southern California.
California restored voting rights Tuesday to tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision, reversing a decision by a state official that they could not participate in elections.
The Orange County city of Fullerton has settled a lawsuit that alleged at-large elections deny Asian-Americans’ voting rights.
Civil rights groups sued the Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday, alleging that millions of dollars intended to help low income, foster care and English-learner students were diverted to special education services.
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The ACLU said Tuesday they want federal and California civil rights agencies to investigate “the systemic failure” to hire women directors in the film and television industry.
Police don’t have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.
A new smartphone app allows Californians who record encounters with police to automatically submit the video to their local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Police commissioners Tuesday voted in favor of the use of body cameras by LAPD officers despite a growing debate over how such footage would be stored and used.
A federal judge approved a sweeping settlement Monday mandating improvements for inmates using wheelchairs and others with impaired mobility at Los Angeles County jails.
The American Civil Liberties Union of California filed lawsuits Tuesday against the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and the Anaheim Police Department alleging they violated state law by not providing documents on their use of technology that may be used to intercept phone calls or text messages.
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Border Patrol’s parent agency Tuesday for records on its activities away from the nation’s border with Mexico.
With Mayor Eric Garcetti’s announcement on Tuesday that Los Angeles Police Department officers would start wearing body cameras in 2015 comes questions on how the video would be used.
The nation’s largest sheriff’s department agreed to federal court oversight and will adopt a new use-of-force policy to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by jail inmates who said they were beaten by guards.