The Save Our Courts Coalition rallied downtown to protest proposed court closures.
A report by the ACLU claims that LA County Sheriff's forcibly struck inmates' heads during fights.
The lawsuit was filed to prevent discrimination against gays and pro-gay supporters.
ACLU claims sheriffs department detained photographers taking pictures of public places on suspicion of terrorism.
After examining a dozen cases in jail brutality researchers say many deputies "get away" with unnecesary force.