The ACLU Foundation of Southern California is the court-ordered monitor of conditions of confinement and medical services within all Los Angeles County jail facilities.
Meet the ACLU prisoners’ rights team and learn more about the ACLU’s advocacy on behalf of prisoners.
Read reports and other key documents about the LA County Jails crisis.
View media coverage of the jails crisis, interviews with civilian witnesses of deputy-on-inmate abuse, and first-person accounts of abuse
The ACLU does not handle criminal cases nor do we give legal advice on criminal cases.