Monthly Archives: August 2011

ACLU Challenges the Government’s Warrantless Dragnet Surveillance of Electronic Communications

Chicago – Congress acted in an unconstitutional fashion when it passed legislation granting sweeping immunity to telecoms that collaborated in illegal spying, according to a presentation by the The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) presented…

Department of Homeland Security Refuses Asylum Seeker His Day in Court

San Diego — A Salvadoran man who has been held for nearly three years without any hearing to challenge his imprisonment is being denied his constitutional right to due process, according to a habeas corpus petition filed by the ACLU…

Employee Verification System (E-VERIFY) Rife with Flaws

E-Verify, the electronic employment verification system that is supposed to verify employee work eligibility is rife with problems. It has produced inaccurate results, adds costs to businesses large and small, and builds in incentives–based on those costs–for businesses to engage…

Equal Protection, Teacher Layoffs, and Student Learning

Please join the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties and the American Constitution Society-San Diego Lawyer ChapterWednesday, August 24 5:30 – 7:30 pm Panel and discussion: Equal Protection, Teacher Layoffs and Student Learning Thomas Jefferson School of Law[directions] Panelists…

County Supervisors Illegally Funded Christian Camp

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Board of Supervisors violated the California Constitution when it handed over $21,000 in government funds to a local Christian camp the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties charged. In a letter sent…