Monthly Archives: June 2011

Alpine Community Planning Group Censors Outspoken Member

UPDATE: In response to the ACLU letter, San Diego County Counsel Tom Montgomery wrote: “The Alpine community Planning Group will not remove Mr. Russo, or take any other action against him, based upon the May 26, 2011 finding of an…

Border Patrol Shoots, Kills Rock Thrower

June 22, 2011 SAN DIEGO – In the wake of another fatal shooting of a rock thrower by U.S. Border Patrol, the San Diego ACLU called for reform of the agency’s use of lethal force policies and practices. As widely…

Mongols Motorcycle Logo Dispute Story Needs Clarification

Our legal director, David Blair-Loy, responds to an article in today’s Los Angeles Times that neglected to mention significant details in an important First Amendment/trademark case of ours. Following is his letter to the editor setting the facts straight. To…

ACLU and Partners Win Right to Legal Representation for Mentally Disabled Immigrant

Los Angeles — People who suffer from severe mental illnesses should not be detained for more than six months without the right to counsel, a federal court in Los Angeles ordered at the behest of the ACLU and legal partners….

Significant Free Speech Victory at La Jolla High

SAN DIEGO – La Jolla High School (LJHS) must stop whitewashing political messages from the campus’s senior benches, a Superior Court judge ordered this afternoon in the ACLU’s case on behalf of Yumehiko Hoshijima. The stipulated preliminary injunction signed by…