Professor of law emeritus at UCLA Law School and special counsel at Public Counsel, a pro bono law firm
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.
May. 5, 2016from 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.
Oct. 26, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
Los Angeles is having its worst homeless crisis in years. More than 44,000 people live on streets, in cars and in shelters. That’s 12 percent more than two years ago.
Sep. 9, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
At least 81 gray whales have washed up this year along the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
Jun. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from To the Point
Nearly 59,000 people are living on the streets or in vehicles.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
High winds and heat in Northern California recently caused PG&E to shut off power to communities in the Sierra Foothills.
Jun. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.
Jun. 3from To the Point
The federal government may have to stand trial for violating the rights of young people.
Jun. 10from To the Point
Don’t worry: there’s a lot to discuss that’s not about Alex Jones this week.
Jun. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers