Monthly Archives: March 2009

Fallbrook High Newspaper to Print Censored Materials

Students at Fallbrook High School can finally read an article and an editorial censored by the school’s principal, now that the ACLU and Bostwick & Jassy LLP have filed a motion demanding that the school stop stonewalling their publication. Only…

ACLU Argues for Marine’s Free Speech Rights

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties argued in military court today to dismiss a charge against a Marine accused of disobeying an order by allegedly giving an interview to the news media, on the ground that the order…

Vista Parental Notification Policy Cannot Be Justified

Policy Puts Students’ Health and Safety at Risk Last night, Vista Unified School District trustees voted to require school offiicals to notify parents before excusing students seeking confidential medical appointments. The following statement can be attributed to David Blair-Loy, legal…

VIista School Board Urged to Reject Parental Notification Policy

In a letter sent today urging the Vista School Board not to adopt a policy under which no student would be released from campus for any medical appointment without parental consent, the ACLU and the National Center for Youth Rights…

Muzzling of Marine Unconstitutional

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN DIEGO – The prosecution of a Marine involved in the Pendleton domestic spying case for allegedly violating an order against speaking with the press is unlawful and violates the First Amendment, the ACLU said in a…