Monthly Archives: September 2015

Summer 2017 Legal Internship Opportunity

  The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties is a non-profit, nonpartisan, public interest organization devoted exclusively to protecting the basic civil liberties of all. The mission of the ACLU is to assure that the…

FALL 2016 Fellowship Opportunity

For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.  Whether it’s…

For San Diego Police Department, Body Cameras Not Translating into Transparency

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman this week released a report on the Department’s first full year with body cameras on officers in three divisions (Southeastern, Central and Mid-City). The Chief is to be commended for tracking and releasing data…

Landmark Civil Rights Settlement Affirms Schools Provide English Language Instruction

LOS ANGELES – A coalition of civil rights groups announced today the settlement of a landmark case brought against the State of California and state education officials on behalf of hundreds of thousands of English learner students denied constitutionally mandated…

Voters Concerned About Digital Privacy, Want to Increase Protections from Warrantless Searches

  Sacramento, CA – By overwhelming majorities, California voters are concerned about their digital privacy and support efforts to increase protections included in the California Electronic Privacy Act (CalECPA, SB 178), a statewide poll released today has found. CalECPA, which…