Publication Listings

As part of our work, the ACLU of Southern California issues reports, position papers and advocacy materials that study and note developments in civil liberties. Below is a listing of some of our publications organized by issue.

Filter Publications

Restoring Due Process

Restoring Due Process provides the first comprehensive examination of Rodriguez bond hearings, and provides important insight into the implementation of the court’s orders and the immigration detention system more generally.

December 5, 2014 Immigrants' Rights

A Way Forward

A Way Forward sets forth recommendations that would allow Los Angeles County officials to establish and implement diversion programs for inmates with mental illness charged with non-violent offenses.

July 1, 2014

Annual Report 2013 – 2014

The national ACLU turned ninety-four this year — five hundred thousand Americans united in one cause. Since 1920, the political currents have repeatedly threatened to take — and sometimes have taken — America off course.

November 1, 2013

Muslims Need Not Apply

Muslims Need Not Apply exposes a covert government program called the “Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program” (CARRP), which was created in 2008 to make it all but impossible for many Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern and South Asian individuals to become American citizens, or otherwise obtain legal residency or asylum status.

August 21, 2013 Immigrants' Rights

Annual Report 2012 – 2013

On May 15, 1923, angered by the LAPD's brutal treatment and imprisonment of striking longshoremen, renowned journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair appeared at a rally in San Pedro. Sinclair began reading the First Amendment to the Constitution.

November 1, 2012

Stay informed

ACLU of Southern California is part of a network of affiliates

Learn more about ACLU National