Jun 22, 2023
ACLU Reaches Landmark Settlement in L.A. County Jails Case
LOS ANGELES – Today, U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson approved an extraordinary settlement between people incarcerated in Los Angeles jails — represented by the ACLU Natio...
Court case: Rutherford v. Luna
May 11, 2023
ACLU Files Amicus Supporting Minimum Wage for Incarcerated Workers
OAKLAND, Calif. — The for-profit company Aramark makes $16 billion annually, including through contracts to provide food in jails and prisons across the country. Among the worker...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Apr 25, 2023
New Evidence of Horrific Treatment of Pregnant People in CBP Custody Reignites Demands For Change
180 Organizations and Medical Professionals Sign Letter to Acting Commissioner Tiller Demanding CBP Strictly Limit Detention of Pregnant, Postpartum, Nursing People, Their Infants
Feb 28, 2023
LA County Violates Court Order and Perpetuates Horrific Jail Conditions
ACLU Calls for the Board of Supervisors and Sheriff to be Held in Contempt
Court case: Rutherford v. Luna
Feb 02, 2023
Jan 09, 2023
Federal Judge Issues Sweeping Remedial Order to Arizona Prison Officials 
The order describes detailed steps Arizona prison officials must take to bring conditions up to constitutional standards
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Court case: Jensen v. Thornell
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