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Holly Mitchell

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California state senator for the 30th District (Culver City, Ladera Heights and Crenshaw)

Holly Mitchell on KCRW

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.

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This afternoon, as El Niño storms are finally arriving, LA County’s civil grand jury issued a  report  on preparations to protect some 29,000 homeless people.

El Niño Storms Are Finally Arriving, Is Los Angeles Ready?

This afternoon, as El Niño storms are finally arriving, LA County’s civil grand jury issued a report on preparations to protect some 29,000 homeless people.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The police have a dangerous job. And when they kill a suspect, we tend to give them the benefit of the doubt. It’s rare that officers are prosecuted for killing or harming a suspect.

Grand Juries and Police Shootings

The police have a dangerous job. And when they kill a suspect, we tend to give them the benefit of the doubt. It’s rare that officers are prosecuted for killing or harming a suspect.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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