California Coalition for Civil Rights Asks Feinstein to Oppose Honaker

The California Coalition for Civil Rights sent Sen. Feinstein a letter yesterday asking her to oppose Richard Honaker’s nomination: As one of only three district court judges in Wyoming, Mr. Honaker would wield considerable power over the people of the state if confirmed. He would also be eligible to sit by designation on the Court… Continue reading California Coalition for Civil Rights Asks Feinstein to Oppose Honaker

Civil Rights Groups Sue Homeland Security in Response to Growing Complaints of Harassment at U.S. Borders

The Asian Law Caucus (ALC) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit today against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for denying access to public records on the questioning and searches of travelers at U.S. borders. Filed under the Freedom of Information Act, the suit responds to growing complaints by U.S. citizens and immigrants… Continue reading Civil Rights Groups Sue Homeland Security in Response to Growing Complaints of Harassment at U.S. Borders

LCCR Presses SF to Investigate Homicide Rate Against African Americans

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights invites the media to a press conference in response to the recent murder of Terrell Rogers, a prominent community anti-violence activist. The Lawyers’ Committee calls for a meaningful commitment from the City to fully investigate the rising homicide rate against African-Americans, particularly in Bayview-Hunters Point.