Laurie Levenson

professor of Criminal Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California; former federal prosecutor

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Professor of Criminal Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California; former Assistant US Attorney

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Despite massive restrictions on businesses and restaurants for fear of spreading COVID, Los Angeles Superior Court is still holding some in-person sessions for evictions and traffic…

LA Courts are in session despite COVID outbreaks

Despite massive restrictions on businesses and restaurants for fear of spreading COVID, Los Angeles Superior Court is still holding some in-person sessions for evictions and traffic…

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During the unrest in Kentucky last night following yesterday’s decision not to charge any police officers for the death of Breonna Taylor, Louisville police arrested more than 100…

Deaths of Dijon Kizzee, Eric Briceno spark increased scrutiny at LA Sheriff Department

During the unrest in Kentucky last night following yesterday’s decision not to charge any police officers for the death of Breonna Taylor, Louisville police arrested more than 100…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In an announcement on Monday, the Sheriff’s Department said an inmate at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19, and that inmate was removed from his…

How COVID-19 is affecting California’s prison system after inmates, employees test positive

In an announcement on Monday, the Sheriff’s Department said an inmate at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19, and that inmate was removed from his…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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