Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fellowships & Internships

There are currently no fellowship or internship openings. Please check back on this page in late November. ________________________________________________________________ The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and…

San Diego ACLU’s Constitution Day 2012

September 17th is Constitution Day! On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention held their final meeting. Only one item of business occupied the agenda that day: to sign the Constitution of the United States of America….

San Diego ACLU Hails Passage of TRUST Act

Sacramento, CA – Yesterday afternoon, the California State Senate approved the TRUST Act (AB 1081-Ammiano) by a vote of 21-13. The TRUST Act will ensure that state and local law enforcement agents will focus on protecting the public through building…

Border Agents Charged with Abusing U.S. Citizens

In an alarming number of cases, Customs and Border Protection agents are using excessive force and ignoring due process at ports of entry at the U.S.-Mexico border, charged the ACLU in an administrative complaint sent to the Department of Homeland…

New Web App Asks Californians to Weigh Incarceration Spending Against Cuts to Education, Social Services, Public Safety

California’s budget negotiations are an exercise in high stakes tradeoffs.  And as legislators finalize deep cuts to education and the safety net, the ACLU is challenging Californians to acquire a real-time sense of how the state’s bottom line would fare…