Monthly Archives: July 2009

Free Expression Win as Judge Prohibits Government from Seizing Motorcycle Club’s Property

In a fascinating First Amendment, RICO, and trademark law challenge pitting members of a motorcycle club against the federal government, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties today scored a notable victory against an unprecedented attack on free speech…

Landmark Lawsuit Accuses State of Failing to Protect Farm Workers from Heat-Related Death and Illness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – With California’s 650,000 farm workers facing a daily risk of death and illness from toiling in stifling summer heat, the ACLU affiliates of Southern California and San Diego and Imperial Counties, and the law firm of…

Disclosing Calendars of Elected Officials

The following statement may be attributed to Kevin Keenan, Executive Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties strongly supports principles of open government and public disclosure. A threshold duty of democratic…

JOIN THE ACLU PRIDE CONTINGENT!

Join the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Coutnies’ contingent at the 35th Annual San Diego Pride Parade on Saturday, July 18th! All ACLU members, families, friends and colleagues are encouraged to participate. We will gather in Hillcrest near the…

ACLU and LGBT Organizations Seek to Intervene in Federal Challenge to Prop 8

Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the ACLU affiliates in San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, today asked the U.S. District Court in San Francisco to allow Our Family…