Peter Eliasberg

ACLU of Southern California

Guest

Legal director of the America Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and co-counsel on Rutherford v. Baca, that gave the ACLU the rights to monitor Los Angeles County jails

Peter Eliasberg on KCRW

The LA City Council today made good on an eight-week-old promise.

One Small Step toward Housing the Homeless

The LA City Council today made good on an eight-week-old promise.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Sheriff Jim McDonnell has agreed to federal court oversight of Los Angeles County jails.

Los Angeles County Reaches Deal with Feds on Jail Oversight

Sheriff Jim McDonnell has agreed to federal court oversight of Los Angeles County jails.

from Which Way, L.A.?

"Realignment" was enacted three years ago to reduce over-crowding in California prisons.

State Incarceration Becomes Local Incarceration

"Realignment" was enacted three years ago to reduce over-crowding in California prisons.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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