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Category: Justice

LADWP Faces Lawsuits for Alleged Overcharges

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has been sued for alleged fraud, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and other violations, by customers claiming they were overcharged due to the department’s computer billing system, Los Angeles Daily News reported.
categories City AffairsFinanceJustice

Carlos Montes Reflects on a Life of Activism — The 60s, the Civil Rights Movement, and Alhambra

Carlos Montes was a founder of the Brown Berets, an influential Chicano youth group. The FBI raided his Alhambra home on May 2011. He gives us an update on his legal battles.
categories JusticeNeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

Former US Sailor Rocks Boat with Federal Lawsuit

Being a US sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic and Islam, but his commitment to faith resulted in an unfair dismissal.
categories JusticeRace/Ethnic RelationsReligion/Spirituality

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Aims to Engage Wider Audience with Monterey Park Office

Legal and civil rights advocacy group opens new office in Monterey Park, aiming to expand presence in the San Gabriel Valley.
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students Reverberates in Long Beach

After promoting a Los Angeles protest on Facebook, the 26-year-old started to receive online threats.
categories International AffairsJusticePublic SafetyYouth

My Civil Rights Year — Selma, Louisiana and Mrs. Caulfield’s Butterbeans

Just two of us in a parking lot, uninsulated by the National Guard. What had I got myself into?
categories JusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Eastern Group Publications' Top Stories of 2014

Here is an overview of some of the top 2014 stories EGP reporters expect to continue to be writing about in 2015.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthJusticeMediaNeighborhoods

The Asian Journal Yearend Report – 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, the Asian Journal editorial team takes a look back at the top news stories of the year.
categories HealthImmigrationInternational AffairsJusticeMediaPoliticsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsSports

Free, Free Chol Soo Lee

As this nation seethed, wept and marched this past month over a spate of African American male deaths at the hands of police officers from Ferguson to New York, a little known figure who embodied the painful, lasting consequences of racism in the justice system quietly left the world.
categories JusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

How Music is Fueling the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

In the age of social media, musicians have a greater ability than ever to politically influence their fans. And in the wake of Ferguson, that's just what they're doing.
categories Arts & CultureJusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth
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