For decades, the ACLU Foundation of Northern California has used the courts to protect and expand the rights of all Californians. From fighting against the internment of Japanese Americans, to suing California Highway Patrol for targeting Black and Latinx drivers, the ACLU is building a more just state one lawsuit at a time.
Palmer v. West Contra Costa County Unified School District
People v. Buza (Mandatory DNA Collection)
People v. Allen and Darocy
ACLU Foundation of Northern California v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Committee for Immigrant Rights of Sonoma County v. Sonoma County (Law Enforcement Harassment of Latinos)
Lawsuit filed in 2008 by the ACLU Foundation of Northern California charging that local and federal law enforcement have been collaborating beyond the law to target, arrest, and detain Latino residents of Sonoma County.Read More