The ACLU 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.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal rejects an attempt by the French courts to force Yahoo! to block French users' access to web pages that contain speech related to Nazism. The ACLU-NC filed an influential amicus brief in the case.Read more »
California’s Contraception Equity Act is a protective health measure that promotes important workers’ rights. No constitutional principle prohibits Catholic Charities’ employees from receiving the protection this law affords to millions of workers... Read more »