Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
Bill Banning Police from Using Deadly “Sleeper Hold” Introduced in California Assembly
June 11, 2020
The legislation, AB 1196, bans law enforcement officers in the state from using carotid artery restraints to subdue and detain suspects. The chokehold — commonly called the “sleeper hold” among wrestling fans — is supposed to render victims unconscious, but it has proven to be deadly. ... read more »
Appeals Court: California Must Unseal Secret Files That Hide Police Misconduct
February 6, 2020
Activists, some news agencies and civil rights groups across the state are applauding a California court decision last week to reject an appeal that would have overturned Senate Bill 1421.    ... read more »

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