Laurie Levenson

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

Guest

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

Laurie Levenson on KCRW

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

Senate Republicans did not question Christine Blasey Ford or Brett Kavanaugh themselves. They didn’t want the optics of 11 white men questioning a woman about claims of sexual assault.

Questioning Christine Blasey Ford

Senate Republicans did not question Christine Blasey Ford or Brett Kavanaugh themselves. They didn’t want the optics of 11 white men questioning a woman about claims of sexual assault.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA

Feelings of loneliness and depression have intensified during the pandemic, and not seeing any end to COVID-19 adds to the anxiety.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We’re hearing a lot about the progress made on a much-needed coronavirus vaccine. But not all communities are clamoring to get in line.

from KCRW Features

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 27, 2020,

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 19, 2020.

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a mandatory stay-at-home order for most of the state from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This begins Saturday and will last for one month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New coronavirus restrictions are now in effect in LA County for at least three weeks, until December 20.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday warned that he could impose stay-at-home orders for most of the state soon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The nonprofit No Us Without You has been helping undocumented restaurant employees. They’re now serving more than 1,300 families.

from KCRW Features