Daily Archives: 05/31/2016

Defending Freedom of Speech for Everyone, ACLU Sues UCSD to Enforce First Amendment Rights of the Student Press

Acknowledging that speech may sometimes provoke and offend, the San Diego ACLU filed a lawsuit today against UCSD administrators to enforce core First Amendment rules against targeting the press or taking action based on the viewpoint of speech. The Koala…

ACLU Response to SDPD Show of Force at Trump Rally

The following quote may be attributed to Norma Chavez-Peterson, executive director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties: Police response to a peaceful protest with an overwhelming show of force leaves us wondering if we were watching events…

Filing a Complaint with the San Diego Police Department

If you experienced or witnessed police misconduct, excessive force, unreasonable treatment or arrest for exercising your First Amendment rights outside of the Trump rally on Friday, May 27, 2016, or in any other way are dissatisfied with police services, here…

Marijuana Infractions Unfairly Enforced Against People of Color in California

New data analyses conducted by the Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California find that racial disparities in marijuana policing have persisted, following the reduction of low-level marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to an infraction in 2011. Possession of under…