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Category: Justice

Filipino Ex-USC Professor Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

A former professor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting underage boys while traveling to the Philippines was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday, Dec. 15.
categories JusticePublic Safety

Asian Americans React After Garner Decision

Concerned cries for justice have echoed throughout the Asian American community.
categories JusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Black Lives Matter — It’s More than Police Killings

Gross racial disparities in arrests, prosecutions, and incarceration do not inspire the level of anger that a video of a White officer murdering a Black man does.
categories JusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am Attorney Appointed to LA Superior Court

Rob Villeza was sworn in on Thursday, Dec. 11, as a judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
categories City AffairsJustice

SF, LA Sue Uber for Fraud

Prosecutors in Los Angeles and San Francisco announced Dec. 9 that they were filing a suit against Uber, the mobile app ride-sharing service based in SF, alleging false and misleading statements to its customers.
categories BusinessCrimeJusticePublic Safety

Fil-Am Arrested for Alleged Mortgage Scam

A Filipino-American man from Anaheim was charged on Tuesday, Dec. 2, with six counts of grand theft and four counts of elder abuse after allegedly swindling $50,000 from six individuals in a mortgage scam.
categories CrimeJusticePublic Safety

Chol Soo Lee, Who Sparked Early Pan-Asian American Movement, Dies at 62

Chol Soo Lee, a Korean American whose wrongful conviction in a 1973 San Francisco murder case galvanized a historic pan-Asian American movement to win his freedom, died Tuesday at age 62.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsJusticeMediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Ayotzinapa, Mexico’s Ferguson

As protests over a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri continue, another movement is sweeping through Mexican American and immigrant communities.
categories International AffairsJusticePublic Safety

Can a Cop Commission Really Police the Police?

In the wake of the Ferguson decision, we took a look at a local police oversight agency to see what can be done to hold police accountable.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsJusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Ferguson Case Highlights Need for National Data on Police Shootings

Despite mounting calls for police accountability in Black and Latino communities, there are no reliable statistics that show how often police kill civilians.
categories JusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations
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