Today, parents and physicians dismissed their lawsuit against the Clovis Unified School District (CUSD), whose sex education curriculum was not in compliance with California state law. As a result of the lawsuit, the district has made dramatic improvements to sex … Continue reading
LOS ANGELES — Today, the effort to repeal the School Success and Opportunity Act—California’s new law ensuring that all children have opportunities to do well in school—failed to qualify for the ballot.
LOS ANGELES – The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) is proud to announce that Deputy Legal Director Ahilan Arulanantham and Staff Attorney Michael Kaufman are recipients of California Lawyer magazine’s 2014 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) … Continue reading
The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) has learned that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) violated its commitment, announced on January 10, 2014, that it would no longer conduct enforcement actions at Kern County courthouses.
Please attribute the following statement to Hector Villagra, executive director of the ACLU of Southern California: “Today’s federal indictments of Sheriff’s Deputies Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez come as no surprise to us.
LOS ANGELES – The ACLU Foundation of Southern California and the law firm of Caldwell Leslie & Proctor today filed a federal lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors challenging its decision to restore a cross to the … Continue reading
OAKLAND – The ACLU of California and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR) today filed a lawsuit charging the state with unconstitutionally stripping tens of thousands of people of their right to vote.
LOS ANGELES – “We hope that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ decision to appoint John Scott as temporary sheriff of Los Angeles County will serve to move this troubled department a step closer to real reform,” said Hector Villagra, executive … Continue reading
BAKERSFIELD – Today the ACLU of California and the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project applaud the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to halt its troubling practice of arresting individuals at Kern County courthouses.
Because freedom can't protect itself.