director of Public Counsel Opportunity Under Law
Director of Public Counsel Opportunity under Law, which seeks to eliminate economic injustice; former chief counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
Under a 12-year-old court settlement, police can’t arrest people for sleeping on the streets. That could come to an end. Lawyer Ted Olsen, who successfully argued Bush v.
Jul. 3, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Students in some Detroit schools say they’re being cheated out of an education. Are they being deprived of a right guaranteed by the Constitution?
Sep. 16, 2016from To the Point
Students have filed a lawsuit against Compton school district for neglecting to offer special needs education to those who’ve undergone trauma.
May. 18, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
” The education reform movement is not only a hoax, it’s dead,” says Diane Ravich. A one-time advocate of privatization, she’s now fighting “to save public schools.”
Feb. 24from To the Point
Justin Jangwoo Kim, a political fundraiser, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge for helping a real estate developer pay off an LA City Councilmember.
Mar. 20from KCRW Features
Joe Biden won Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and several other states on Super Tuesday. Bernie Sanders still captured the day’s biggest prize: California.
Mar. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
One frequent issue for people experiencing homelessness is hygiene -- how to keep clean when you don’t have ready access to running water, soap, a shower, clean clothes.
Mar. 11from Greater LA
Corrin Rankin wants to convert more Black Democrats into Republicans. She’s a board member on the president’s “Black Voices For Trump” re-election initiative.
Feb. 27from Greater LA
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.
Mar. 5from To the Point
How are Angelenos who rely on buses and trains feeling about coronavirus? What are LA Metro officials doing to ensure that passengers are safe?
Mar. 10from Greater LA
As results from Super Tuesday come in, we analyze what happened in LA County and look at other interesting races around Southern California.
Mar. 4from Greater LA
What can the president do about the coronavirus outbreak?
Mar. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers