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Judge tells California to teach English learners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge Tuesday ordered the state of California to educate all children who don’t speak English, saying it needs to take action after reports showed a quarter of school […]

08/13/2014

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ACLU says California schools fail English learners

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled tentatively that the state of California needs to respond to reports that a quarter of school districts failed to educate English learners. Superior Court Judge […]

08/12/2014

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ACLU contends California must let former prisoners vote

This week the ACLU filed a lawsuit against California’s Secretary of State to allow state prison inmates to vote while they serve community probation terms. KFWB Legal Analyst Royal Oakes discussed this with Penny and […]

02/05/2014

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NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records is legal and a valuable part of the nation’s arsenal to counter […]

12/27/2013

Officer Dennis Vafier of the Alexandria Police Dept., uses a laptop in his squad car to scan vehicle license plates during his patrols, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Driving somewhere? There’s a gov’t record of that

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are, your local or state police departments have photographs of your car in their files, noting where you were driving on a particular day, even if you never did anything wrong. […]

07/17/2013

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Immigrant advocates sue gov’t over detainers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit alleging that immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody longer without investigating whether they’re in the country illegally. The American Civil Liberties […]

06/19/2013

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ACLU study: Pot arrests more likely for blacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black people are arrested for possessing marijuana at a higher rate than white people, even though marijuana use by both races is about the same, the American Civil Liberties Union reports in […]

06/04/2013

Calif. schools must set up fee complaint systems

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California school districts must have procedures in place by Friday for students and parents to file complaints if they feel their schools are improperly charging fees for educational activities.

02/27/2013

ACLU wants veterans' group removed from cross case

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says a veterans’ organization should have no say in legal talks over how to modify a war memorial cross that is located on federal land. The […]

10/19/2012

RI school system: Dad-daughter dances violate law

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district’s father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a state gender discrimination law, prompting some to complain that the move is an […]

09/18/2012

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