Monthly Archives: October 2007

San Diego Asian Film Festival

The San Diego Asian Film Festival is an annual event of the San Diego Asian Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the diverse Pan Asian experience through the media arts. This year, the ACLU of San…

California First State to Prohibit Anti-Immigrant Rental Ordinances

October 11, 2007 SAN DIEGO – Calling it a major piece of legislation that will keep local government and private citizens out of the role of enforcing federal immigration laws, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, along with…

Understanding the ACLU

October 6, 2007 The following op-ed, appearing in today’s edition of the North County Times, describes the balancing act the ACLU engages in when conflicting constitutional principles come into play. Examples focus on our privacy case in Vista and on…

Superior Court and Its Employees’ Free Speech Rights

Two Superior Court employees filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming their constitutional rights of free speech and equal access had been denied when they were forced to stop using a vacant courtroom for their lunchtime Bible study group. The…