Yearly Archives: 2006

Escondido’s Unconstitutional, Anti-Immigrant Housing Ordinance

December 14, 2006 The ACLU scored a huge victory in our challenge to the City of Escondido’s anti-immigrant ordinance prohibiting landlords from renting to undocumented immigrants. A judge issued a permanent injunction, agreeing that the ordinance violated the Equal Protection…

Settlement in Escondido Rental Ordinance Lawsuit

Settlement In Escondido Rental Ordinance Lawsuit – City Agrees To Permanent Injunction Against Enforcement December 14, 2006 – SAN DIEGO – In an unexpected but welcome reversal, the city of Escondido agreed to settle the lawsuit brought against it by…

California’s Medical Marijuana Laws Get Nod from Court

SAN DIEGO – Medical marijuana patients around the country scored a major win today, as a California Superior Court judge issued a preliminary ruling that state medical marijuana laws can co-exist with the federal law that prohibits all use. Following…

ACLU’S Greatest Hits – 100 Most Important Victories before 2000

Get a sense of how the ACLU has been at the forefront of legal victories that we all now take for granted, but at the time were as controversial as many of today’s challenges. ACLU’s Greatest Hits ACLU 100 Greatest…

Make a Gift of Stock or Mutual Funds

Making a gift through a transfer of stock or mutual funds can be very advantageous from a tax point of view, especially if you own appreciated stocks or mutual funds on which you would have to pay long term capital…