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Aug 26,2016

SAN DIEGO - This week, Voice of San Diego released a sworn deposition by San Diego Police Department Officer Neal Browder, taken during a civil wrongful death case filed by Fridoon Nehad’s family. This release provided a glimpse into how the department handles investigations when unarmed civilians are shot and killed by police – information the public generally does not... Read More

Aug 24,2016

SACRAMENTO—A state bill to reform civil asset forfeiture, a practice that has come under fire nationwide following widespread claims of abuse, received strong, bipartisan approval from the California Senate today. Senate Bill 443 will now head to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature.SB 443, co-authored by Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and... Read More

Aug 22,2016

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – A U.S. District Court judge today issued a preliminary injunction against the federal government’s guidance to public school districts regarding their legal responsibility to allow transgender students to use the same restrooms as other students. The ruling came in the multi-state lawsuit, Texas v. United States.Five civil rights... Read More

Aug 20,2016

SAN DIEGO– State Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), San Diego City Councilmember David Alvarez, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, San Diego County Public Defender’s Office, Think Dignity, Second Chance and a number of other legal and community organizations are hosting a Proposition 47 Justice and Resource fair today to support people looking for a... Read More

Aug 17,2016

Fire season is upon us. At the moment, there are no fires in San Diego or Imperial County, but we are monitoring a fire in San Bernardino. Please watch our Twitter and Facebook pages for updates. Our thoughts are with all the families in harm's way.In 2007, wildfires ravaged huge swaths of San Diego County. In a series of breakdowns in policies, procedures, and standards,... Read More