Jessica Levinson

Jessica Levinson

law professor at Loyola Law School

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Jessica Levinson is Professor of Election Law at Loyola Law School and President of the LA Ethics Commission. She blogs about the intersection of law and politics for KCET.org and the Huffington Post. Previously, she served as director of political reform at the Center for Governmental Studies, a nonprofit research organization that looks at ethics and campaign financing.

Jessica Levinson on KCRW

As California nears 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the court system hasn’t been spared from the fallout. In LA, court trials have been postponed for at least a month.

LA has the busiest court system in the US. How is coronavirus affecting cases?

As California nears 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the court system hasn’t been spared from the fallout. In LA, court trials have been postponed for at least a month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Washington state, at least 19 people have died from coronavirus. Most of them were at a nursing home outside of Seattle.

The state government’s legal power in forcing coronavirus quarantines

In Washington state, at least 19 people have died from coronavirus. Most of them were at a nursing home outside of Seattle.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will weigh the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Big week for Supreme Court: Consumer protection, abortion

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will weigh the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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