Monthly Archives: November 2007

Sanchez v. County of San Diego

BACKGROUND The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties filed a class action suit in district court on July 24, 2000 challenging San Diego County’s “Project 100%,” launched in 1997. In June 2000, Rocio Sanchez separated from her husband and applied…

UCSD Proposed Speech Policy Threatens Free Speech

In the middle of finals and just before summer break, UCSD administrators emailed students, informing them of a new policy on “Speech, Advocacy and Distribution of Literature” that was to take effect two weeks hence. The proposed policy was sweeping,…

Human Rights Organizations and Faith Leaders Launch a Statewide Walk to Protest the Death Penalty

SAN DIEGO – A “Walk to Stop Executions” will commence here in San Diego on Saturday, September 15, 2007 and proceed nearly the entire length of California, visiting 15 counties along the way, calling on the state and local district…

Know Your Rights: Student Protests and Walk-Outs

Q: What should I do if the school administration threatens to punish any students who participate in an upcoming walkout? Because the law requires you to attend school, the administration can take corrective action against you for missing school, even…

Report Surveys the Damage of San Diego’s Fires to Basic Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2007 San Diego, CA – As the smoke cleared after twelve days of ravaging fires, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, Immigrant Rights Consortium, and Justice Overcoming Boundaries released a report revealing patterns…