Police Departments Across US Amass Their Own DNA DatabasesPolice departments across the U.S. are amassing DNA databases that critics say skirt stringent laws and regulations that govern the nationwide DNA database and state crime labs.
ACLU Is Seeing A Surge In Members And DonationsThe nearly century-old American Civil Liberties Union says it is suddenly awash in donations and new members as it does battle with President Donald Trump over the extent of his constitutional authority, with nearly $80 million in online contributions alone pouring in since the election.
Google Launches Fund That Could Donate $4M To ACLU, OthersGoogle has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations.
Arden Mall's Ban On Teens Comes Under Fire From ACLUThe ACLU is criticizing Arden Fair Mall’s decision to ban teens who didn’t have adults with them on the day after Christmas.
California Ban On Ballot Selfies Stays On BooksCalifornia voters who want to share photos of their marked ballots in next week's election are out of luck.
Thousands Of California Convicts To Regain Voting RightsCalifornia is restoring voting rights for tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision.
Smartphone App Aims To Preserve Videos Of Police EncountersA 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.
Oregon Bill Would Prohibit Charges For Filming Police, As Long As Citizens Don't InterfereThe 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.
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
ACLU Sues Fresno Over Pot Growing BanThe American Civil Liberties Union is suing the City of Fresno and Fresno County over their decision to ban marijuana cultivation.
ICE To Limit Use Of Shackles At Immigration CourtACLU class action lawsuit settlement applies only to cases in Northern California.
Nevada ACLU Joining Sacramento Lawyer In Patient Dumping SuitA 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.