Aug 16,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2018 Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 SACRAMENTO – Today, legislation to update California’s lethal use of force law was removed from the Senate Appropriations Committee and referred to the Senate Rules Committee before heading to the Senate for a floor vote. AB 931, introduced by Assemblymembers Weber (D-San Diego) and... Read More

Aug 16,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2018 Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 Sacramento – Today, the Assembly Committee on Appropriations advanced legislation to open law enforcement misconduct and use of force records in California. SB 1421, introduced by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), will make public information about confirmed cases of misconduct –... Read More

Aug 16,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2018 CONTACT: Daisy Vieyra, [email protected], 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) unveiled amendments to bail reform legislation, Senate Bill 10, he introduced in 2016. Natasha Minsker, Center Director for the ACLU of California Center for Advocacy and Policy, issued the following statement in response... Read More

Aug 14,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Askins et al. v. DHS. The case involves the public’s First Amendment right to photograph and record matters and events exposed to public view from outdoor and exterior areas at or near... Read More

Aug 03,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347(office), 347-514-3984 (cell), [email protected] SAN DIEGO — A federal judge today called out the Trump administration for losing track of hundreds of parents it deported without their children or can’t locate. During today’s status conference, U.S. District Judge Dana... Read More