A new smartphone app allows Californians who record encounters with police to automatically submit the video to their local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
The American Civil Liberties Union, which supports the bill, says Oregon law isn’t clear on the legality of videotaping police officers. The ACLU says people who document arrests and the use of force shouldn’t be subject to arrest and prosecution for eavesdropping or interfering with law enforcement.
Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the City of Fresno and Fresno County over their decision to ban marijuana cultivation.
ACLU class action lawsuit settlement applies only to cases in Northern California.
A psychiatric patient has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in Nevada accusing state officials of giving him a one-way bus ticket to Northern California, where he arrived, scared and disoriented, without money and identification in a city where he didn’t know anyone and had never been.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is making another pitch to be among a few local law enforcement agencies to use unmanned aerial drones.
A letter the ACLU recently sent to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors actually agrees with much of the realignment plan budget to handle the influx of former state prison inmates, but it was critical of the possibility of reopening a jail, at a cost of millions of dollars.
Sonoma County authorities have agreed not to volunteer information about people arrested solely on traffic violations to federal immigration authorities as part of a lawsuit settlement.
A free-speech dispute in a Northern California city has forged an unlikely political alliance between the regional chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a local tea party group.
Some student groups say UC Davis administrators and campus police have been spying on them.
Gay marriage opponents have dropped their attempts to stop a federal appeals court judge from considering the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban.