The ACLU Foundation of Northern California stands up for equality, freedom, and justice in the courts. Through our impact litigation and other legal advocacy we’re fighting for you. Our legal advocacy spans from taking Fred Korematsu’s case against internment of Japanese Americans all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to representing UC Davis students who were pepper-sprayed while exercising their right to free speech.
In March of 2018, two Bay Area fathers who had been detained for over six months at the Contra Costa West County Detention Facility in Richmond, California sued the federal government in a class action lawsuit challenging their unlawful and... Read more »
The ACLU Foundation of Northern California and Goodwin Procter LLP today filed a lawsuit against ICE contractor G4S Secure Solutions, for its inhumane treatment of four detainees who were shackled for hours in a hot windowless van during transport.Read more »