Daily Archives: 09/29/2014

ACLU of California Commends Gov. Brown for Unaccompanied Migrant Children Bill

SACRAMENTO — On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 873, a bill which will set aside $3 million to provide legal aid to refugee children fleeing endemic violence in their home countries. In response, the ACLU of California issued…

Governor Signs Historic California Fair Sentencing Act!

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Sentencing Act (SB 1010) authored by Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles). The legislation eliminates the groundless disparity in sentencing, probation, and asset forfeiture guidelines for possession of crack cocaine…