ACLU lawyers and advocates are among the nation's leading experts on civil liberties and constitutional freedoms. They are regularly sought out by leading broadcast, print and online media to lend an essential voice to the conversation about some of the most important issues facing the nation.
Sacramento, CA — Today the ACLU of California announced its first Civil Liberties Champions, the result of tracking the votes and other key actions of state legislators on nearly 200 bills related to civil rights and civil liberties in 2019.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California today filed administrative complaints against Orange County and the cities of Huntington Park and Tustin for unlawfully interrogating people about their immigration status and detaining them for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforce
The California Values Act, which went into effect in 2018 to restrict the use of local law enforcement to collaborate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, was upheld today by the state 4th District Court of Appeal.
LOS ANGELES — The current race for district attorney in Los Angeles County involves issues so vital nationwide that the New York Times called it "the most important district attorney’s race in America." The Los Angeles Times said that except for the presidential race, it's the "most important item
LOS ANGELES — Today, a coalition of community groups, impacted people, and advocates released a report, “Costs of Injustice: How Criminal System Fees Are Hurting Los Angeles Families,” documenting fees L.A. County collects using the criminal legal system and demanding it eliminate these fees.
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