Monthly Archives: September 2010

Happy Constitution Day!

Constitution Day 2010 is being celebrated today in city and county schools in more than 330 class presentations by volunteer attorneys coordinated by the San Diego ACLU. In its fourth year, the ACLU’s Constitutional Civics Program will reach more than…

Celebrate the Constitution!

September 17th is Constitution Day! On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention held their final meeting. Only one item of business occupied the agenda that day: to sign the Constitution of the United States of America….

ACLU Sues To Allow Alpine School Board Candidate To Run

A retired naval officer, now a federal employee, is asking a federal court to protect his First Amendment right to run for election to the Alpine Union School District Board. Christopher Newcomb was appointed to fill an unexpired position on…

Defense Investigator Challenges NCIS Retaliation

September 15, 2010 SAN DIEGO – A former Marine and federal contract investigator is challenging the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) for retaliating against her because she is an effective defense investigator for Marines and sailors in courts-martial and other…

Supervisors to Consider Another $20,000 to Life Perspectives

The legal director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties sent a letter today to the Board of Supervisors and County Counsel responding to Supervisor Bill Horn’s latest proposal to allocate $20,000 to Life Perspectives, an organization that…