Yearly Archives: 2020

ACLU, MoGo and Singleton Law’s Letter Expressing Concern about Seizure of Protesters’ Cell Phones

A PDF copy of the letter can be found here. Sheriff William Gore william.gore@sdsheriff.org District Attorney Summer Stephan summer.stephan@sdcda.org Police Department Chief David Nisleit dnisleit@pd.sandiego.gov City Attorney Mara Elliott cityattorney@sandiego.gov Sent via email Re: Seizure of Protestors’ Cell Phones Dear…

Administrative Complaint Series Reflects Horrors of CBP Detention

By Sarah Thompson U.S. Customs and Border Protection (including its subcomponent, Border Patrol) runs a network of detention facilities at the border and in the interior, designed as short-term holding facilities to process people before release or transfer. Many of…

ACLU’s In-Classroom Constitution Day Program Goes Digital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 15, 2020 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org 619-501-3408 As schools across the nation implement distance learning, ACLU volunteers have produced dozens of educational videos bringing the U.S. Constitution to life for thousands of students on the anniversary…

ACLU, UCSD Reach Settlement in First Amendment Case: After 4 Years, Settlement Upholds Free Speech on Campus and Student Newspapers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 10, 2020 CONTACT: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO – After scoring a victory in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego &…

ACLU Statement on Committee’s Vote to Repeal San Diego’s ‘Seditious Language’ Ordinance

CONTACT: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO – Today, the City of San Diego’s Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee voted to repeal the city’s “seditious language” ordinance. The repeal will now be…