Robert Lewis

reporter at CalMatters who covers justice issues

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reporter at CalMatters who covers justice issues

Robert Lewis on KCRW

Two decades ago, California enacted a law to remove guns from people deemed too dangerous to be armed. But the measure, plagued by problems, has not achieved its promise.

Outgunned: Why California’s groundbreaking firearms law is failing

Two decades ago, California enacted a law to remove guns from people deemed too dangerous to be armed. But the measure, plagued by problems, has not achieved its promise.

from News Stories

In California, more than 44,000 people are in jail without having been convicted. Some have been there for years, waiting to go to trial.

Why some California inmates are waiting up to 12 years for their day in court: CalMatters investigation

In California, more than 44,000 people are in jail without having been convicted. Some have been there for years, waiting to go to trial.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In California, if you’re a cop who’s been convicted of a crime, there’s a good possibility you can keep your job.

Some California cops are convicted of crimes but allowed to stay on the job

In California, if you’re a cop who’s been convicted of a crime, there’s a good possibility you can keep your job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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