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LA Sheriff agrees to Federal Oversight

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In a surprise twist of irony, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Jim McDonnell have quietly agreed to federal oversight of their troubled jail system.  On a March 31st segment of KPCC’s Air Talk, the Sheriff admitted he agreed to oversight, which will commence within 60 days.


ACLU Reaches Landmark Settlement over Rampant Violence and Abuse by Guards in L.A. County Jails

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LOS ANGELES – The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal), the ACLU, and the law firm of Paul Hastings LLP today announced a historic settlement in Rosas v. Baca, a federal class-action lawsuit that alleged Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top staff condoned a long-standing and widespread pattern […]


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Latinos set to become Majority in California

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Currently Latinos and Whites represent 39% of the state’s population.  By next year, Latinos will make up the majority in the state.


Why the ACLU is suing Compton Unified School District

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So now illegal immigrants have more rights than U.S. citizens?  What the fuck?!  If you have ever went to court and listened to the charges against many of the illegal immigrants, they are mainly cited for driving without a license.  The judge tells them they could face deportation so they all plead “no contest”.  Will the ACLU […]


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Latino’s file federal lawsuit claiming abuse by Compton School Police

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I’m so tired of hearing about the lack of Latino representation in the multiple governing agencies in the City of Compton. The City of Compton was previously sued by Latino’s in the community citing lack of representation on city council. 


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