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Shot in the Face: Pepper-Sprayed U.C. Davis Students Tell Their Story

Shot in the Face: Pepper-Sprayed U.C. Davis Students Tell Their Story

By Rebecca Farmer, ACLU of Northern California at 6:43pm

The ACLU of Northern California is representing students and alumni in a lawsuit against U.C. Davis and individual police officers.

ACLU Sues Oakland Police Department to Stop Violence Against Protesters

ACLU Sues Oakland Police Department to Stop Violence Against Protesters

By Rebecca Farmer, ACLU of Northern California at 1:00pm

Yesterday the ACLU of Northern California and the National Lawyers Guild sued the Oakland Police for trampling on the constitutional rights of Occupy Oakland demonstrators.

Cell Phone Censorship in San Francisco?

By Rebecca Farmer, ACLU of Northern California at 5:15pm

Pop quiz: where did a government agency shut down cell service yesterday to disrupt a political protest? Syria? London? Nope. San Francisco.

The answer may seem surprising, but that’s exactly what happened yesterday evening. The …

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