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California could soon have a law that protects rap lyrics and other creative expressions from being used against defendants in court cases.

No more using rappers’ lyrics against them in court: Aim of CA bill

California could soon have a law that protects rap lyrics and other creative expressions from being used against defendants in court cases.

from Greater LA

USC law professor Jody Armour points out that there’s no commitment to overhaul policing, and it’s unclear whether new legislation can prevent more police brutality.

Individual accountability can’t solve systemic racism, says USC professor Jody Armour

USC law professor Jody Armour points out that there’s no commitment to overhaul policing, and it’s unclear whether new legislation can prevent more police brutality.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) started in 2011 in high-crime areas to focus on building trust between police and residents.

Will changes to LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership build trust with residents?

The LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) started in 2011 in high-crime areas to focus on building trust between police and residents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Gov. Newsom has signed new laws to strengthen and expand the legal cannabis market. Will the move win him more voters during the midterm elections?

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With freeway-adjacent land filling up and cities pushing back, is the golden age of the goods movement coming to a close in the Inland Empire?

from Greater LA

Wednesday was supposed to be the next January 6 insurrection hearing, but the U.S. House Select Committee postponed it due to Hurricane Ian threatening the Florida coast.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 30, 2022.

LA Metro plans to hire 300 unarmed “transit ambassadors” to help riders navigate the system and keep an eye on passengers and employees.

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Panelists discuss Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ response to Hurricane Ian, the feminist protests sweeping Iran, and the potential consequences of the upcoming Supreme Court docket.

from Left, Right & Center

Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a law that decriminalizes jaywalking, after activists argued that people of color are more likely to be ticketed. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2023.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022.