Monthly Archives: January 2011

San Diego’s Homeless Win Dignity and a Storage Facility

January 11, 2011 SAN DIEGO – Downtown’s homeless people will have a new place to safely store their personal belongings as a part of a legal settlement approved today by the San Diego City Council, in an agreement presented by…

Free Expression Victory in Mongols Motorcycle Logo Dispute

In a sharply worded order, a U.S. District Court judge agreed that the federal government could not engage in “the very tactics it repudiates” by threatening to seize property from a motorcycle club member who had not been charged with…

Government Display of Mt. Soledad Cross Declared Unconstitutional in ACLU Case on Behalf of Veterans Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2011 SAN DIEGO – A federal appeals court unanimously ruled today that the government’s display of a 43-foot-tall Latin cross on Mt. Soledad in California violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. The federal display…

A Guide to Your Rights During and After a Disaster

During and after a major disaster, emergency responders, government agencies and other organizations must act quickly and effectively to minimize damage and help people who have been affected by the disaster. This often means workers both inside and outside of…