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.
ACLU Foundation of Northern California Amicus Brief arguing that if a school superintendent does not offend the First Amendment by retaliating for the speech at issue in this case would be to find that teachers are automatons – that every moment of... Read more »
This is a civil rights class action arising from unconstitutional and unlawful actions taken by the Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) in response to a peaceful nonviolent antiwar demonstration at the Port of Oakland on April 7, 2003. The named... Read more »