is a lawsuit demanding that Los Angeles County and the Office of the County Counsel release invoices detailing the amounts of money billed by private law firms in lawsuits filed against the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) and its personnel.
is a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking to reverse the government’s denial of a fee waiver to the ACLU for a request for ICE’s worksite immigration policies.
is a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking policy memoranda, training manuals, statistics and other information about the Controlled Application Review and Resolution (“CARRP”) program, a previously-secret USCIS national security program.
is a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of immigrants fleeing persecution who have faced months of detention while they await reasonable fear determinations.
is a lawsuit against Clovis Unified School District for its failure to provide legally required sexual health education to its high school students.
is a lawsuit aimed at overturning the city of Costa Mesa's unconstitutional anti-solicitation speech ordinance.
is a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Corporation for religious discrimination.
is a lawsuit against the L.A. County Office of Education and Probation Department for failing to provide meaningful instruction for youth detained at the Challenger Memorial Youth Center.
is a class action lawsuit filed against the state of California for knowingly reducing actual learning time and slowly robbing students of an equal education.
is a federal lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors challenging their decision to restore a cross to the county seal.
established that the government cannot detain noncitizens for more than six months without providing a bond hearing where it must justify such lengthy detention.
is a lawsuit brought by parents, students and a former administrator against the State of California for the failure to respond to reports that districts did not provide essential language instruction to English learner students.
is a lawsuit against the Dinuba Unified School District and the State of California for denying basic instruction in reading to 1st and 2nd grade English learners.
is a lawsuit against State of California and the Governor for charging students illegal school fees.
is a lawsuit against the L.A. District Attorney and Sheriff's Department seeking to halt unlawful policies that suppress exculpatory evidence in criminal trials.
is a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation for illegally spying on the Orange County Muslim community.
is a lawsuit against the Orange County Board of Supervisors for violating disabled Vietnam veteran William D. Fitzgerald’s right to freedom of speech.
is a lawsuit seeking to establish the right to legal representation for hundreds of immigration detainees in California, Arizona, and Washington who suffer from severe mental disabilities.
is a class action lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) for placing immigration detainers (or “ICE holds”) on people in jail and extending the length of their detention in jail in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
is a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking information about the United States’ role in the detention and torture of U.S. citizen Naji Hamdan.
is a lawsuit against the U.S.C.I.S. for unlawfully delaying Tarek Hamdi's application for naturalization.
is a lawsuit seeking to force the government to reveal information about the FBI’s surveillance of several prominent, law-abiding Muslim community leaders and organizations.
is a lawsuit that seeks to require the government to provide children with legal representation in their deportation hearings.
is a lawsuit against the County of San Bernardino for violating the free speech rights of Efren Montiel Jimenez, a local artist.
is a lawsuit on behalf of inmates with mobility impairments who are denied mobility devices such as wheelchairs, crutches, walkers or canes.
is a lawsuit against Glendale Police Department and Hoover High School on behalf of 56 Latino students who were unlawfully racially profiled, detained, and searched.
is a lawsuit against the County for forcing a practicing Muslim woman to remove her religious headscarf when she was taken into custody at an OC holding facility.
is a lawsuit in which the ACLU has intervened on behalf of community groups to uphold the legality of Special Order 7 (“SO7”), an LAPD policy that limits the use of punitive 30-day vehicle impoundments for unlicensed driving violations to circumstances in which such a harsh measure is warranted.
is a class action lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of Mexican nationals who were eligible to reside in the United States lawfully.
is a federal class action lawsuit against San Bernardino County over discriminatory policies at the West Valley Detention Center that deny gay, bisexual and transgender inmates equal access.
is a lawsuit seeking to end at-large elections in the City of Anaheim.
is a lawsuit seeking to protect the right of federal inmates to have in-person Parole Commission hearings instead of video hearings.
is a suit charging that a government program used to deny thousands of law-abiding people citizenship and application services violates immigration law, and is unconstitutional.
is a lawsuit seeking to prevent the unlawful search, detention and harassment of photographers by LASD, as well as damages on behalf of the three plaintiffs who were harassed by LASD.
is a lawsuit against the State of California and Los Angeles Unified School District seeking to halt budget-based layoffs at three L.A. middle schools because they denied students their right under the state constitution to equal educational opportunity.
is a lawsuit seeking to establish that immigrants whom the government has detained for more than six months while their cases are pending deserve the right to a hearing where they can argue for release on bond.
is a lawsuit against Sheriff Leroy Baca for failing to take reasonable steps to stop the pattern of deputies' beating inmates in Los Angeles County jails.
is a lawsuit challenging the Veterans Administration’s practice of forbidding veteran Robert Rosebrock from hanging the flag union down in protest of the VA’s failure to use its land for the care and shelter of homeless veterans.
is a lawsuit against Los Angeles County and the L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca for denying bail on the basis of ICE holds, and for holding people in County Jail for more than 48 hours based on those ICE holds.
is a lawsuit against the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the director of the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System for discriminating against homeless veterans.
is a lawsuit challenging the enforcement of a gang injunction by the OC District Attorney and the City of Orange Police Department.
is a lawsuit against the State of California for failing to provide basic educational necessities to thousands of public school students, particularly those in low-income communities and communities of color.