American Civil Liberties Union Of Southern California

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ACLU Of SoCal Sues To Stop Immigration Holds On US Citizens

Immigrant advocates sued the federal government Wednesday alleging immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody before investigating whether they’re in the country illegally.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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Civil Rights Groups Sue LAPD, LA County Sheriff’s Department Over Automatic License Plate Readers

Two privacy rights groups sued the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Monday after both agencies allegedly failed to provide more information about how it uses automatic license plate readers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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Hesperia School Accused Of Discriminating Against Gay, Lesbian Students

Teachers and administrators at a high school in Hesperia have been accused of bullying and discriminating against gay and lesbian students.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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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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Judge Dismisses Part Of Lawsuit In FBI Mosque Spying Case

A federal judge in California has dismissed part of a lawsuit alleging the FBI violated the civil rights of Orange County Muslims when it hired an undercover civilian to infiltrate mosques.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012