Ahilan Arulanantham

ACLU of Southern California

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Ahilan Arulanantham is Legal Director of the ACLU of Southern California. He is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow.

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On Wednesday, the ACLU of Southern California announced an emergency lawsuit challenging the curfews that were in effect for days.

Are curfews necessary to clamp down on looting? ACLU says no

On Wednesday, the ACLU of Southern California announced an emergency lawsuit challenging the curfews that were in effect for days.

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The US Supreme Court today considered the plight of thousands of immigrants — often here lawfully, but sometimes detained for years without hearings on whether they should be deported.

Will immigrants in detention centers get their day in court?

The US Supreme Court today considered the plight of thousands of immigrants — often here lawfully, but sometimes detained for years without hearings on whether they should be deported.

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