Mark Rosenbaum

director of Public Counsel Opportunity Under Law

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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

Mark Rosenbaum on KCRW

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.

Will police be able to arrest people for sleeping on the streets?

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.

from 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?

Is there a constitutional right to literacy?

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?

from 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.

Compton Students Sue School District

Students have filed a lawsuit against Compton school district for neglecting to offer special needs education to those who’ve undergone trauma.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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