Gary Blasi

Public Counsel

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Professor of law emeritus at UCLA Law School and special counsel at Public Counsel, a pro bono law firm 

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U.S. District Judge David O. Carter issued an order last week: The city of LA must offer shelters to people living on the streets of Skid Row by October 18.

Federal judge orders LA to offer shelter to unhoused people on Skid Row. Will it survive appeals?

U.S. District Judge David O. Carter issued an order last week: The city of LA must offer shelters to people living on the streets of Skid Row by October 18.

from Greater LA

Los Angeles city leaders have promised ambitious efforts to tackle L.A.’s daunting homelessness problem, but the city has a long way to go before those efforts are implemented.

Progress Report on L.A.'s Homeless Problem

Los Angeles city leaders have promised ambitious efforts to tackle L.A.’s daunting homelessness problem, but the city has a long way to go before those efforts are implemented.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl calls it an "unprecedented financial commitment" — if she and Mark Ridley Thomas can get one of their three other colleagues to go along.

LA County and Homes for the Homeless

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl calls it an "unprecedented financial commitment" — if she and Mark Ridley Thomas can get one of their three other colleagues to go along.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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