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Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging New Trump Asylum Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, [email protected] Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, [email protected] Lauren Gazzola, CCR, 212-614-6480,... Read More

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ACLU Comment on Trump Dismissal of Jeff Sessions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2018 CONTACT: Steve Smith, 212-519-7811 and [email protected] NEW YORK— In response to reports that President Trump has asked Attorney Jeff Sessions to resign, the American... Read More

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Ramona Ripston, ACLU Leader and Famed Champion of Civil Liberties, Has Died

LOS ANGELES — Ramona Ripston, who built the ACLU of Southern California into a civil liberties, civil rights, and activism powerhouse over a span of four decades, has died. She was 91. Ripston had been in failing... Read More

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Celebrating the U.S. Constitution in Classrooms Across San Diego County

SAN DIEGO – Monday, Sept. 17 is Constitution Day! Thousands of middle and high school students across San Diego County will better understand the wisdom, complexity and enduring relevance of the United States... Read More

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California Legislature Approves Historic Bill to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2018 Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Assembly approved legislation that will help prevent wrongful convictions. Senate Bill 923, introduced... Read More