Monthly Archives: May 2006

Challenging Data Mining by the National Security Agency

May 26, 2006 The ACLU filed class action lawsuits against AT&T and Verizon to enjoin those corporations from disclosing customers’ phone records to the National Security Agency. The complaints allege that the companies violated the right to privacy in Article…

“Congress Shall Make No Law…Abridging the Freedom of Speech”

The Constitution’s framers believed that freedom of inquiry and free expression were the hallmarks of a democratic society. But historically, at times of national stress — real or imagined — First Amendment rights come under enormous pressure. During the Red…

ACLU — Defending Everyone’s Constitutional Rights

The ACLU works daily in the courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution and the laws of the United States. The nonpartisan, nonprofit ACLU is neither liberal nor conservative, Democrat or…

ACLU’s New Legal Director Jumps Into the Action

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties welcomes David Blair-Loy as the organization’s new Legal Director. Blair-Loy comes to the ACLU after twelve years of practice in a variety of public interest areas, including civil and…