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Mar 23,2017

March 23, 2017 – Dozens of California school districts and leading education organizations today announced the filing of an amicus brief supporting Santa Clara County in its legal challenge to President Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities.Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, a global law firm representing the school... Read More

Mar 22,2017

Community OrganizerThe ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU) seeks a dynamic Community Organizer with at least three years of experience in labor, political and/or community organizing, ballot initiative campaigns or issue campaigns. The Organizer will be responsible for creating a network of civil rights and civil liberty community advocates to advance the... Read More

Mar 21,2017

SACRAMENTO-- Today, a bill to close a significant loophole in existing law regarding jailhouse informants passed unanimously out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee. Assembly Bill 359, by Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), comes in the wake of controversy in Orange County over use of jailhouse informants and revelations that two informants were paid over... Read More

Mar 16,2017

By Becca CramerCalifornia is known for being a leader in protecting the rights of LGBTQ people, women, people of color, immigrants, and other marginalized communities. And while we already have great laws in place, there is still much work to be done – especially now as the Trump Administration begins its attack on the most vulnerable among us.That’s why, every... Read More

Mar 10,2017

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (“San Diego ACLU”), Fish & Richardson P.C., and the Law Offices of Leonard B. Simon P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in federal court yesterday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice.  The suit seeks to end the excessive delays depriving civil immigration detainees... Read More