fix articles 26942, carol sobel
LA Living in Vehicle Law Found UnConstitutional (tags)
9th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Overturns Long Standing Los Angeles Law Used to Criminalize the Vehicle Housed
Thumbs Up to the VNC for Giving the Thumbs Down to a Motion Criminalizing Homeless (tags)
The community showed up to say NO to Unconstitutionally Criminalizing Venice Homeless!
Venice Homeless Sweep Stopped: A Good Day in Venice for Street People (tags)
Occupy Venice, Venice Locals, Lawyers with the National Lawyers Guild, and a group called Venice Community Unity all came together on 3rd Ave in Venice to stop a homeless sweep from happening on March 29. It was a good day.
Occupy L.A. Eviction (tags)
Lessons learned from Occupy L.A.
LAPD Brutality and Racism (tags)
(jim lafferty has heroic dedication to justice. i hope he doesn't mind that i republish this amazing story from the NLG LA email. it is important that we address police brutality and racism as well as government cover-ups. i am so proud to have met him and become familiar with the los angeles lawyers guild and their tremendous work.)
ANSWEr trashes cities then cries "first amendment" (tags)
ANSWER's been trashing the urban environemnt for years- now they are upset that they are getting fined.
Class Action Lawsuit Filed For May Day Rally (tags)
The National Lawyers Guild, along with attorneys from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles yesterday on behalf of the community groups who organized a May Day immigrants rights rally at MacArthur Park in the city’s heavily Latino immigrant community.
Reassigned LAPD Cmdr. Gray Gave Orders to Shoot Protesters in 2000 (tags)
Commander Gray, who was reassigned from Central Division, was the individual who gave the order to shoot people with less lethal weapons in October 22, 2000. And, you know, the city wound up paying a little over a million dollars for all the cases that resulted from that.
Noe v. City of Los Angeles: A Victory for Venice Homeless (tags)
Class Action Lawsuit settlement helps Venice homeless.
LA cop busted for beating teenager (tags)
This is really unusuall!!!! A cop being arrested for beating a suspect!!! But I bet the charges will be dropped
Press Conference to Denounce LAPD Brutality (tags)
Say No to Police Brutality Against Immigrant Rights Protestors in Hollywood
FEDERAL LAWSUIT FILED FOR VENICE FREE SPEECH ZONE (tags)
“Press Conference, Venice Beach-Style, on July 8 to Announce Federal Lawsuit Filed for Venice Free Speech Zone”
Santa Monica Starts Massive New Push for Anti-Homeless Laws (tags)
With election of "Bobby Shriver" --brother of Maria Shriver, and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife --Homeless People in Santa Monica are Facing What May be the Single Biggest Push in the Nation to Pass a Massive Wave of New Anti-Homeless Laws.
UNCONVENTIONAL: Politics, Police, & Protest (tags)
A lecture on civil liberties and the silencing of dissent at party conventions
Forum on Civil Liberties One Year After 9/11 (tags)
Refuse & Resist! and the National Lawyers Guild present a forum on Civil Liberties One Year After 9/11
SHOW: THE FLAG (tags)
Co-sponsored by the Armory Center for the Arts and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, SHOW: The Flag is a collaborative exhibition of art with a public discussion that focuses on the portrayal and display of the American flag. Included are historical works produced as early as the 1960s, as well as artworks inspired by the September 11 attacks and their aftermath.
Lon Beach to Redraft Events Policy (tags)
People for Community Empowerment sued the city when the group was required to get permits for its July 4 rally on energy issues.
KUCI Subversity show on D2K Protests (tags)
Realaudio file available of interview with civil rights attorney Carol Sobel on police overreaction after Rage Against the Machine concert Monday night (August 14, 2000); highlights from Mumia March on Sunday (August 13, 2000) including talks by Mumia's son; his lawyer Leonard Weinglass, and an interview with Weinglass.