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Privacy Fears Linger Over LAPD’s Alleged Use Of Cellphone Tracking Device

Privacy advocates are questioning whether the Los Angeles Police Department’s alleged use of a controversial cellphone tracking technology is legal.

01/25/2013

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ACLU Pushes English Classes For 20K Calif. Kids

The ACLU of California charged that about a quarter of California school districts are violating state and federal laws by failing to provide English classes to all students.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2013

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Superior Court Judge Refuses To Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Impound Order

A Superior Court Judge Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the LAPD’s controversial Special Order 7.

01/18/2013

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ACLU Drops Lawsuit Against LA County Sheriff’s Department

Civil rights attorneys have dropped a lawsuit that alleged the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was suppressing evidence damaging to its employees who operate the nation’s largest county jail system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2012

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Report: Deputies Aim For Inmates’ Heads In Jail Scuffles

Dozens of current and former inmates in Los Angeles County jails claim to have suffered head blows from deputies during scuffles, resulting in at least 12 serious head injuries since 2009, according to a report released Wednesday.

09/26/2012

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Ex-Disney Worker Sues In Fight Over Muslim Head Scarf

Imane Boudlal alleges she was subjected to ethnic insults such as “terrorist” and others by co-workers and supervisors while wearing her head scarf at work.

08/13/2012

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Anaheim Residents Call For Change Through Redistricting

Concerned Anaheim residents gathered Tuesday outside of City Hall to call on their city leaders for more representation in City Hall.

07/31/2012

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ACLU Claims DA, Sheriff Sit On Evidence That Could Help People Charged With Crimes

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County District Attorney and the Sheriff’s Department — claiming both agencies sit on evidence that could help criminal defendants get a fair shake.

07/10/2012

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Lawsuit: Voter Process Keeps Latinos Off Anaheim City Council

A lawsuit filed this week claims that Latino voters in the city of Anaheim are being kept out of the political process at City Hall.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/29/2012

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  Chicago Bulls Head Athletic Trainer Fred Tedeschi assists Derrick Rose #1 after injuring his knee against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Rose Tears ACL And Will Miss Rest Of Playoffs

Bulls star Derrick Rose will miss the rest of the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

04/28/2012

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ACLU Study: Men’s Central Jail Can Be Shuttered By 2013

The Men’s Central Jail, which has been long plagued by allegations of violence and abuse against inmates, could be closed by next year by releasing thousands of low-risk offenders into community supervision programs and upgrading existing facilities elsewhere.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2012

A photo of this unidentified man was included in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU, accusing Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department brass of ignoring deputy violence in county jails.

ACLU Accuses LA County Sheriff’s Brass Of Ignoring History Of Deputy Violence Against Inmates

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal class-action lawsuit Wednesday, accusing Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top commanders of ignoring a widespread and historical culture of violence by deputies against inmates.

01/18/2012

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Lawsuit: Deputies Restricted Photo Shoots On Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Metro

The ACLU claims deputies with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department allegedly violated the Fourth Amendment rights of Southland photographers.

10/27/2011

More Schools Take Action To Stem Anti-Gay Bullying

After anti-gay bullying led to a spate of teen suicides last year, school districts across the country are stepping up efforts to prevent such incidents, while more students are coming forward to report bullies.

10/22/2011

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Sheriff Baca Takes The Blame For Deputy Misconduct And Brutality Against Inmates

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he is to blame for deputy misconduct and brutality against inmates in the nation’s largest jail network.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2011

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