Monthly Archives: April 2019

ACLU Files Amicus Brief in Suit to Remove San Diegan from the CalGang Database

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) submitted an amicus brief in the case of a southeastern San Diego man seeking…

ACLU Statement on Trump’s Visit to Calexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO — Today, President Trump is visiting Calexico, Calif., in the Imperial Valley to tour a 30-foot-tall, 2.2-mile section of replacement border fence, decry what he is…

Concealing police misconduct undermines public trust

By Jonathan Markovitz SAN DIEGO – When 42-year-old Fridoon Rawshan Nehad was shot and killed by a San Diego police officer four years ago, his grieving family wanted answers. But California’s secretive public records laws protecting officer misconduct prevented them…

Privacy for All (AB 1760)

Advances in technology and drastic changes in business practices have outpaced the law. The lack of adequate privacy protections has undercut the privacy, safety, and financial security of Californians, with disparate impacts on people of color, immigrants, and other vulnerable…