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No Police in Schools

Sep 23, 2021
Over the past few decades, police have become a dominant fixture in California schools. Their presence has devastating and discriminatory impacts on tens of thousands of California students. Read More
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The Right to Remain a Student: How CA School Policies Fail to Protect and Serve

Sep 22, 2021
A disturbing trend has emerged in California—police officers are stationed in schools and are replacing educators as disciplinarians for minor offenses and student behavior issues. Further, on-campus policing often results in over-criminalizing students—mostly low-income students of color—and pushes affected students out of the educational environment and into the school-to-prison pipeline. This i... Read More
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Know Your Rights: U.S. Airports and Ports of Entry

Sep 22, 2021
Now more than ever, it's important to know your basic constitutional rights when entering the United States from abroad. If you believe any of your rights were violated or wish to report mistreatment at an airport or land Port of Entry in California, please contact us. Read More
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Black, English Learners and Disabled Students, Denied Constitutional Right to Public Education, Lawsuit Charges

Sep 13, 2021
The ACLU of Northern California and our legal partners filed a lawsuit against the state of California and Pittsburg Unified School District for allegedly maintaining an illegal educational system where Black students, children of color with disabilities and English learners have been segregated in substandard learning environments, excluded from classrooms altogether through the use of unwarrante... Read More
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Solano v. ICE (Illegal Immigration Arrests by Private Contractors)

Sep 01, 2021
The ACLU Foundation of Northern California and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus filed a class-action lawsuit demanding that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement stop its illegal practice of using third-party contractor G4S Secure Solutions to arrest people at jails and prisons to transfer them to ICE for deportation. Read More
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California Supreme Court Rules that the State Must Address the Prolonged Detention in County Jails of Defendants Deemed Incompetent to Stand Trial

Aug 25, 2021
The California Supreme Court denied the state of California’s request for review of a Court of Appeal ruling in Stiavetti v. Clendenin, handing down a major victory for the thousands of people who languish in California county jails every year because they have been deemed incompetent to stand trial without adequate treatment for their psychiatric or intellectual disabilities. Read More