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  • California's anti-lynch law -- the word is there for a reason

    California's anti-lynch law -- the word is there for a reason
    You have to wonder what upset Maile Mae Hampton more: being arrested during a Black Lives Matter protest in Sacramento in January or the charge she faced -- lynching.
  • State Senate OKs bill barring grand juries in police deadly force cases

    State Senate OKs bill barring grand juries in police deadly force cases
    The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would prohibit grand juries from weighing in on cases of deadly shootings or excessive force by police. Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) said her bill aims to "increase confidence of Californians...

    Report: Small L.A. County cities seize large amounts in civil forfeitures

    Report: Small L.A. County cities seize large amounts in civil forfeitures
    A handful of small Los Angeles County cities seize large amounts of cash and cars using a controversial federal law that allows them to confiscate property even when owners aren’t charged with a crime, according to a report published by an...

    California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty

    California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty
    Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus on Tuesday announced a package of legislation aimed at providing pay equity on the job, expanding access to child care, creating family-friendly workplaces and addressing poverty....

    Lawmaker would bar grand juries in cases of police shootings

    Lawmaker would bar grand juries in cases of police shootings
    A state lawmaker has proposed to prohibit the use of criminal grand juries in California in cases of officer-involved shootings that result in the deaths of  suspects. The proposal by Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) comes four months after a grand...