Jun 20,2017

SAN DIEGO – Today, San Diego County Board of Supervisors appointed Chief Deputy District Attorney Summer Stephan as interim San Diego County District Attorney. Ms. Stephan will serve as the region’s chief law enforcement official until the 2018 election.The Board of Supervisors’ decision to appoint Ms. Stephan was made despite considerable urging by community groups,... Read More

Jun 05,2017

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Policy Advocate to work as part of our local team to support efforts to achieve policy change that protects and advances civil liberties in the fields of privacy and technology and education equity.The Policy Advocate’s work will include identifying policy change opportunities, policy... Read More

Jun 02,2017

SACRAMENTO—Last night, the California Assembly failed to approve AB 42 (Bonta), a bill to reform California’s money bail system, after continued pressure from the for-profit bail industry. The defeat came on the heels of the Senate’s bipartisan approval of an identical measure, SB 10 (Hertzberg). SB 10, which now heads to the Assembly for consideration, will help ensure... Read More

Jun 01,2017

After waiting sixteen years for an analysis of San Diego Police Department traffic stop data to address concerns about biased policing, we are shocked and disappointed to learn that San Diegans were provided a muted version of the analysis, in part because of real and perceived pressure from City officials.Mayor Faulconer promised the public an honest assessment –... Read More

Jun 01,2017

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties sent a letter today asking the City of Vista to remove unconstitutional conditions on peaceful protests outside Rep. Darrell Issa’s office. For months, people have been gathering for demonstrations near the congressman’s office on the 1800 block of Thibodo Road. Earlier this year, Ellen Montanari, the organizer of... Read More