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California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA) is a nonprofit legal service program created to help California's low-income individuals and communities. They represent all types of individuals and communities. They have offices from the Mexican border to Northern California.
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1 Sanders v. Kern High School District
S1500CV283224 (State Court)
Filed 2014 - Case Ongoing
Kern High School District
Kern County
Coding Complete
On October 9, 2015, African-American and Latino students and parents, a Kern County taxpayer, and the Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF, a non-profit membership organization promoting academic success for all students) filed this lawsuit in the California Superior Court of Kern County. The plaintiffs brought this action against Kern High School ... [view]
2 Price v. City of Stockton
2:02-cv-00065-LKK-KJM (E.D. Cal.)
Filed 01/10/2002 - Closed 2011
City of Stockton, California
Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance
Coding Complete
On January 10, 2002 a group of low income residents and Metro Ministry filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. The plaintiff sued the City of Stockton and the Stockton Redevelopment Agency under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The plaintiffs, represented by lawyers from the Public Interest Law Project and Western Center on ... [view]
3 Espindola v. INS
CIV-S-92-1871 EJG/GGH (E.D. Cal.)
Filed 01/20/1992 - Closed 1995
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Immigration and/or the Border
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On January 20, 1992, plaintiffs, represented by the National Immigration Law Center, and the ACLU Immigration Rights' Project filed a class lawsuit against the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, challenging the INS' "Operation Green Card," a plan which required ... [view]
4 Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
2:86-cv-01343-LKK-JFM (E.D. Cal.)
Filed 11/12/1986 - Closed 2014
Attorney General of the United States
Immigration and/or the Border
Coding Complete
On Nov. 12, 1986, Catholic Social Services filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, challenging the Immigration and Naturalization Service's ("INS") interpretation of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 ("IRCA"). This case was one of three "late amnesty cases" filed in the ... [view]
5 Hedrick v. Grant
2:76-cv-00162-GEB-EFB (E.D. Cal.)
Filed 03/24/1976 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Jail Conditions
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
6 Larry P. v. Riles
NO. C-71-2270 RFP (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 11/23/1971 - Case Ongoing
California Department of Education
Sacramento County
Coding Complete
In 1971, the parents of six African American elementary school children in San Francisco filed this suit in the Northern District of California against the California Department of Education. In the amended complaint, the plaintiffs sued the California Department of Education under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000(d) et ... [view]
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