Picture of Los Angeles City Hall courtesy of David Wilson.
LA County social workers on trial, and reforms to juvenile justice
From this Episode:
Four former LA County social workers face criminal charges
A ruling yesterday means four LA County social workers will go to trial on child abuse and other charges in the death of an 8-year-old boy. It’s a controversial first for...
California state senators determined to reform juvenile justice
Two California state senators introduced new legislation that would end incarceration for kids under 12 and ban life sentences without parole for those under 18.
Trump's immigration order targets survivors of domestic abuse
For more than a decade, the U.S. has offered a path to citizenship for victims of abuse. But President Trump’s executive order on immigration does away with special...
In the 1930s, US citizens were deported to Mexico because of their ancestry
Like Donald Trump, Herbert Hoover campaigned on a promise of protecting American jobs by slashing the number of immigrants allowed to enter the U.S. Once Hoover was in...