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Causes of Police Brutality

August 5th, 2017|

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, is a recent historical example of complete and total anarchy in [...]

Police Body Cam Videos

July 3rd, 2017|

Body cams were introduced a few years back to promote police accountability and transparency, following what can only be called a national epidemic of police [...]

California Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

March 24th, 2017|

A statute of limitations is the legal time limit for filing a lawsuit from the date the injury occurred. In California, the statute varies depending [...]

Rise in Mental Competency to Stand Trial Cases May be a Catalyst for Justice and Change

March 21st, 2017|

L.A. County Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuel recently proposed commissioning an analysis to understand why competency to stand trial hearings almost tripled from 2010 [...]

Police Misconduct Attorney – Examples When You’d Need One

September 22nd, 2016|

  Unfortunately, the news is full of recent examples of police misconduct. What is scary is that usually by the time somebody gets caught [...]

Manuel Diaz Wrongful Death Lawsuit Remanded by Federal Appeal Court

August 30th, 2016|

On the afternoon of Saturday, July 21, 2012, Manuel Diaz, a 25-year-old Latino, was talking to some friends in an alley when Anaheim police pulled [...]

LAPD Orders Thousands of Deadly Weapons from Taser International

April 21st, 2016|

Los Angeles Police Department is implementing more tasers in an attempt to avoid police shootings.  But what if tasing somebody doesn’t subdue that person?  Is [...]

Mentally Ill People Gunned Down by Police

March 17th, 2016|

Over one third of Los Angeles residents gunned down by police in 2015 were mentally ill. Though this figure is shocking, it isn’t surprising when [...]

Civil Lawsuit Prompted Arrest of Rapist Cops in L.A.

March 10th, 2016|

Although numerous women had reported being raped by Los Angeles Police Officers Luis Valenzuela and James C. Nichols, charged recently with Rape Under Color of [...]

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