ACLU Social Justice Conference 2012 by Laura Saponara

Criminal Justice and Drug Policy

The ACLU advocates for a criminal justice system that fosters public safety by reducing over-incarceration and recidivism. We work to ensure that constitutional rights apply to all, regardless of race, ethnicity or economics. We also challenge broken death penalty systems, confront illegal police practices, and advocate for drug policy reform.

Michael Scott

Voting rights for 58,000 under realignment. Read More »

Shifting Gears

It’s up to you to elect a district attorney and sheriff who... Take the pledge »

Your Rights and the Police

Your rights and the police. Read More »

Public Safety Realignment: California at a Crossroads

California at a Crossroads: a report on public safety... Read More »

Events
DAs & Sheriffs - They Report to You
April 24, 2014
A great deal of power and responsibility lies in the hands of District Attorneys. Yet, many voters simply skip these boxes on the ballot. The immense powers that we put in the hands of DAs shouldn't go unchecked.Read more »
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Pledge to vote
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DAs & Sheriffs Report to You
DNA swab
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Stingray
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DAs & Sheriffs - They Report to You
April 30, 2014
A great deal of power and responsibility lies in the hands of District Attorneys. Yet, many voters simply skip these boxes on the ballot. The immense powers that we put in the hands of DAs shouldn't go unchecked.Read more »
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TRUST Act signed!
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Michael Scott
April 2, 2014
ACLU of Northern California Staff Attorney Michael T. Risher will argue at this public hearing on the merits of the writ of mandate in the voting rights lawsuit Michael Scott, et al. v. Debra Bowen.Read more »
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