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Federal Court Approves Settlement of Laguna Beach Homelessness Suit

SANTA ANA — The U.S. District Court in Santa Ana has finalized a groundbreaking agreement that will make homelessness facilities in Laguna Beach accessible to people with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act (Rehab Act).

November 7, 2018

ACLU SoCal Opens Kern County Office

Community Advocate Rosa Lopez and Attorney Jordan Wells are First Staffers

Press Conference, Thursday, Nov. 1, at Kern County Liberty Bell

October 31, 2018

Rally at Board of Supervisors to Eliminate Unjust Court Fees

LOS ANGELES — When you get out of jail in Los Angeles County, it’s almost never for free. Even if people have completed their sentences and paid their fines, they are hit with exorbitant administrative fees that have nothing to do with their punishments. The county fees, often amounting to thousands

October 29, 2018

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