Monthly Archives: September 2014

ACLU Celebrates Constitution Day throughout San Diego County

San Diego – September 17, Constitution Day 2014 is a national holiday celebrated by all school children across the country, with a particularly organized and vibrant program here in San Diego. Today, 470 U.S. history and American government classes in the…

Support for California’s Death Penalty Is in Rapid Decline

  By Gil Garcetti  Support for the death penalty in California is at the lowest point in half a century. And not only that – a new Field poll shows that this level of support is falling rapidly. In 2011,…

An Important First Step in Fixing School Discipline in California

This video contains all-too common stories in California: young students, even kindergartners, kicked out of school for minor incidents, conduct labeled “willful defiance.” Hearing these students tell their stories is jarring, particularly when students who are suspended are twice as…