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Peter Eliasberg

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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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Immigrants are teaching Californians how to live healthier lives.

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The Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping public lands bill.

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When Rafael Tobias Giron went to renew his immigration papers, he didn’t think he would be scammed by a notario and imprisoned.  The word “notario” is a tricky one in LA.

from KCRW Features

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The 61st annual Grammy Awards were handed out on Sunday. Some of the winners: Kacey Musgraves for Album of the Year, Cardi B for Best Rap Album, Dua Lipa for Best New Artist.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jurors in the El Chapo trial have heard 11 weeks of shocking and harrowing testimony, from details of the kingpin’s capture to the spyware he used to keep tabs on his lovers and…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The debate over gun control and gun shows heats up in Thousands Oaks after the Borderline shooting.

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President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

from To the Point