The Southern California Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union
will present a forum examining the legal and moral implications of
the USA Patriot Act at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the St. Bede Parish Center.
Allan Ides, a constitutional law professor at Loyola Law School,
will review the history and status of American civil rights and
homeland security from colonial times to the present. A question and
answer session will be moderated by La Canada Flintridge City
Councilman Anthony Portantino.
The St. Bede Parish Center is at 215 Foothill Blvd. The event is
free and open to the public. For more information, call Barbara
Hudson at 952-2368.