LA Court Can't Place Added Fines On People Unable To Pay Traffic TicketsThe Los Angeles County Superior Court will no longer be able to issue additional fines to people who cannot afford to pay jaywalking and traffic citations as part of a court settlement.
Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Reunified FamiliesThe ACLU said in a court filing that its request is a response to "persistent and increasing rumors ... that mass deportations may be carried out imminently and immediately upon reunification."
ACLU Sues Orange County Over Jailhouse ScandalIn the fallout of the scandal, in at least 18 cases, defendants have had their sentences reduced or dismissed.
South LA Mechanic Arrested In Unlawful ICE Raid Caught On Video Won't Be DeportedThe ACLU files a lawsuit claiming Juan Hernandez's September, 2017 arrest was unlawful and that he was only detained because of his "Latino appearance."
ACLU Lawsuit Accuses US Of Broadly Separating Immigrant FamiliesThe lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who were being held in separate immigration facilities 2,000 miles apart.
Judge Bars Revoking DACA Work Permits Without Due ProcessA federal judge has issued a sweeping ban on the U.S. government revoking deportation protection of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
Claiming ICE Detained Him Because Of 'Latino Appearance,' ACLU Files Motion To Prevent Deportation Of MechanicSecurity footage shows six ICE agents entering a South L.A. mechanic shop with guns drawn before asking the men there any questions.
Former 49ers QB Kaepernick Is Secret Honoree At ACLU Bill Of Rights DinnerThe ACLU decided to keep Kaepernick's appearance secret for his safety, as he has been the target of death threats.
Feds Eye Whether Gender Discrimination Exists In HollywoodAn attorney for the ACLU said Wednesday that federal officials are investigating whether gender discrimination exists in Hollywood, where men have vastly outnumbered women on both sides of the camera for decades.
Civil Liberties Groups Voice Concerns Over Cell-Site SimulatorsCellphones hold private information a long list of civil liberties groups worry is vulnerable to high-tech searches and seizure.
LAPD Gets $1 Million From U.S. Department of Justice For Body CamsThe Los Angeles Police Department was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday for the purchase of body cameras, despite outcry from activists that the department's policies on the use and release of the footage hinders transparency.
Mayor, LAPD Chief Defend Policy Withholding Officer Body Camera FootageThe city’s policy restricting the release of video from police officer body cameras is needed to preserve evidence needed to ensure criminal convictions and prevent sometimes-embarrassing footage from being publicly aired, city and police officials said.
ACLU Urges Feds To Deny Funding For LAPD Body CamerasThe Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle: the ACLU of Southern California.
Thousands Of California Convicts To Regain Voting RightsCalifornia 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.
Fullerton Settles Voting Rights Violation LawsuitThe Orange County city of Fullerton has settled a lawsuit that alleged at-large elections deny Asian-Americans' voting rights.