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Langston Bar Association Salutes Legal Legends
October 14, 2021
The John M. Langston Bar Association will honor Victor Anderson III, Esq.; Winston Kevin McKesson, Esq.; U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Erithe A. Smith and L.A. Superior Court Judge Patricia J. Titus during its 29th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, October 23, at 11:30 a.m., at the Conference Room, in Playa Vista. ... read more »
Police Force Cutting into Family Ties: 23-Year-Old Targeted by an Order Given by His Uncle
May 20, 2021
On Tuesday, May 10, Attorney Carl Douglas, and Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Co-founder Melina Abdullah joined 23-year-old filmmaker Jamal Shakir to announce a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and LAPD police officer, Eric Anderson. The premise of the case sounded like many others, law enforcement using overly aggressive force to manage a peaceful protest, but for Shakir, the order for his attack came directly from a family member. ... read more »
Cal Lawmakers Propose Process to Decertify Convicted Cops
March 25, 2021
Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), the chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, and Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) added language with some teeth to Senate Bill (SB) 2, the “Kenneth Ross Jr. Police Decertification Act of 2021.” ... read more »
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Black Lives Matter leader and Professor Dr. Melina Abdullah Announces Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles and Former Police Chief
February 27, 2020
Black Lives Matter’s Dr. Melina Abdullah and her law team held a press conference in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters to announce the filing of a lawsuit regarding an arrest at the Police Commission meeting in 2018. ... read more »
Compton Hosts Historical Know Your Rights Legal Forum
December 12, 2019
On Saturday, Dec. 7, the City of Compton hosted a historical Know Your Rights Legal Forum at the Douglas Dollarhide Community Center featuring Compton Mayor Aja Brown, The Cochran Firm’s managing partner attorney Brian Dunn, civil rights attorney and O.J. Simpson defense attorney Carl Douglas and his partner Jamon Hicks along with Ivie, McNeil and Wyatt immigration attorney Margarette Mow. The two-hour-long panel was moderated by Compton City Attorney Damon M. Brown and featured the dos and don’ts of interacting with the police and immigration officers.  The forum is first of several criminal justice reform discussions the City of Compton plans to host to empower its residents. ... read more »
Attorneys for Unarmed Black Gay Homeless Youth Fatally Shot in Walgreens by Armed Security Guard Announce Lawsuit
May 22, 2019
Courtesy Photo During a Tuesday morning press conference in Los Angeles, attorneys representing the family of Jonathan Hart announced a wrongful death civil rights lawsuit had been filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Walgreens, ... read more »
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