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Report: Fees and Fines in L.A. County Exploit Poor Families

LOS ANGELES — Today, a coalition of community groups, impacted people, and advocates released a report, “Costs of Injustice: How Criminal System Fees Are Hurting Los Angeles Families,” documenting fees L.A. County collects using the criminal legal system and demanding it eliminate these fees.

November 19, 2019

Christine Blasey Ford Makes Rare Appearance to Accept ACLU Award

BEVERLY HILLS — In a rare public appearance since her brave testimony before Congress last year, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford received the Rodger Baldwin Courage Award at the ACLU of Southern California's annual Bill of Rights dinner Sunday night. Ford, whose presence at the event was not previously

November 17, 2019

Rally Against Sheriff Villanueva's Abuse of Power

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday, a coalition of community activists, faith leaders, and families who lost loved ones to sheriff deputy shootings will gather at the Hall of Justice for a press conference and rally. Participants will deliver to L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva's office a lawsuit, filed

October 29, 2019