Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Departure of Superintedent Terry Grier

The ACLU is disappointed by the news that Superintendent Terry Grier will likely leave the San Diego Unified School District after a year and a half. The ACLU found in Grier a partner who was willing to take on issues…

ACLU Statement on Protests of Library Lecture on Islam

According to an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune today, a lecture titled “Radical Islam: Its Components and Root Causes,” scheduled for this Saturday at the main San Diego Public Library, is facing a protest from the San Diego chapter…

San Diego Sheriff’s Department’s Immigration Enforcement Policy

Concerned about statements made by Sheriff Bill Gore in a transcript of his conversation with the San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board, the ACLU sent a letter today asking Sheriff Gore for clarification of his department’s policy on detaining individuals solely…

Forum on ACLU Patent Challenge

This May, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit charging that patents on two human genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer stifle research that could lead to cures and limit women’s options regarding their medical care. Mutations along…

Map of Locked Facilities in San Diego County

View San Diego County Detention Facilities in a larger map This map includes all of the locked facilities in San Diego county including: Police holding facilities, represented by a “P” Border Patrol holding facilities represented by the DHS logo Federal…