Jennifer Chacón

University of California Irvine

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Professor of law at the University of California, Irvine.

Jennifer Chacón on KCRW

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against California targets three laws the state legislature passed last year to protect young undocumented immigrants.

Where is the legal line for states wanting to buck the feds on immigration?

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against California targets three laws the state legislature passed last year to protect young undocumented immigrants.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is debating becoming a sanctuary state, setting up a direct confrontation with President Trump and his executive order penalizing sanctuary cities.

What would California look like as a sanctuary state?

California is debating becoming a sanctuary state, setting up a direct confrontation with President Trump and his executive order penalizing sanctuary cities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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These images show LA’s struggles and victories during the Trump years, and how activists and new leaders emerged.

from KCRW Features

Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

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Long Beach is already vaccinating residents ages 65 and older. Grocery store workers are making appointments, and educators start getting vaccinated next week.

from KCRW Features

The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the final acts of the Trump administration: the last pardons he gave, the ones he didn’t give, and what’s next for our show.

from All the President's Lawyers

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Five new mass vaccination sites are opening today in LA County, and Angelenos ages 65 and up can start getting vaccinated this Thursday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand