Monthly Archives: March 2010

ACLU Offices Closed in Observance of Cesar Chavez Day

The ACLU invites the community to join us in celebrating the life and witness of a true American hero, Cesar Chavez. More information about Cesar Chavez’s life and vision.

Death Penalty Sentencing in Decline Across the United States

March 30, 2010 As the United States moves away from death sentences to permanent imprisonment, California–particularly Los Angeles County–lags behind, according to a new report on the death penalty by the ACLU of Northern California (ACLU-NC). In 2009, the number…

San Diego School District Revises Parental Notification Policies

With a unanimous vote, the San Diego Unified School District today rectified serious deficiencies in its confidential medical release policies at the urging of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties and Planned Parenthood of San Diego & Riverside…

Mentally Disabled Immigrants Lost in Detention for Years

SAN DIEGO – For five years, two men with mental disabilities have languished in immigration detention, effectively lost in a system that has no established procedures to determine whether they should be released or provided an alternative way to resolve…

Education Consortium Study Finds Educational Opportunities Lagging South of I-8

The Education Consortium has released a new report analyzing the ‘A-G’ course offerings at high schools in the San Diego Unified School District. The report finds that there are significant disparities between the A-G course availability at schools north of…