Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence
Executive Director of the Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence and policy consultant for the California Endowment; former federal prosecutor
Prop 57 would change sentencing for non-violent offenders making them eligible for earlier release based on good behavior. What are the implications?
Oct. 13, 2016from Olney in L.A.
Los Angeles County is widely known for the biggest mental institution in the United States. But it’s not a hospital… it’s the County jail.
Oct. 6, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
LA Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Gloria Molina want a permanent civilian commission to oversee the troubled Sheriff’s Department.
Jul. 7, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
Three senators, four current or former representatives, a mayor, a governor and a former Cabinet secretary all walk onto a stage ...
Jun. 26from News Stories
Don’t worry: there’s a lot to discuss that’s not about Alex Jones this week.
Jun. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
Nearly 59,000 people are living on the streets or in vehicles.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It's Night 1 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.
Jun. 14from Left, Right & Center
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
Fentanyl is almost unthinkably strong. The synthetic opioid is 50 times more potent than heroin and has contributed to a wave of fatal overdoses in LA County.
Jun. 6from KCRW Features
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point