The Search For The Next Chief of Police

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties strongly supports robust civic engagement in decision-making about the next Chief of the San Diego Police Department.   For this reason, we are pleased to see that the... Read More


ACLU to Jeff Sessions: Repeating The Failed War on Drugs Experiment Is Taking the Nation Back by Decades

NEW YORK —Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed the criminal justice policy by former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. that instructed prosecutors to avoid charging certain defendants with drug offenses that... Read More


Advocates Applaud Gov. Brown for Providing Additional Funding for Deportation Defense

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Brown announced his revised state budget proposal, which included an additional $15 million for legal services for immigrants, including deportation defense. Although the details of how this... Read More

How insurance corporations have taken over our bail system.

Nationwide Report: Insurance Corporations Created Exploitative $2 Billion Bail Industry

SACRAMENTO–Today, Color Of Change and the American Civil Liberties Union’s Campaign for Smart Justice released a scathing national report exposing insurance corporations’ hand in creating an unnecessary and... Read More

Police Practices

ACLU of California Issues Texas Travel Advisory

SACRAMENTO – The American Civil Liberties Union of California issued a travel alert today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible violation of their constitutional... Read More