Monthly Archives: April 2016

Recursos de los derechos de voto en California

Materiales electorales Conozca sus derechos de voto – un folleto Preguntas frecuentes de los votantes Déjame Votar – tarjeta para la eleccion general, 8 de noviembre de 2016 Materiales para las personals con anteccedentes penales Por qué tu voto importa – una guía…

Court Rules ACLU Lawsuit Against CIA Torture Psychologists Can Proceed

SPOKANE, Wash. — In a decision that is unprecedented for a lawsuit involving CIA torture, a federal judge said he would allow a lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA program to move forward. The case…

ACLU and Senator Joel Anderson Host Panel on Asset Forfeiture Abuse at San Diego Law School

SAN DIEGO–State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) and the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties joined several panelists today at Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Center for Criminal Law and Policy to discuss current law allowing the government to permanently…

Be Part of California’s Shift to Smart Justice

One year ago, 60% of California voters passed Proposition 47, which changed six petty drug and theft offenses from felonies to misdemeanors and mandated that savings from reduced incarceration be invested in communities. In passing Prop 47, voters sent a…

United States v. Texas

This Monday, April 18, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on President Obama’s executive order calling for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and for expanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The outcome of this…