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La County Jail Abuse

Why Los Angeles County Needs Bobby Shriver

Trevor Neilson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Los Angeles
Trevor Neilson

L.A. County needs someone on the Board of Supervisors who will bring a spotlight to its important work, who won't take no for an answer, and who cares deeply about the poorest citizens of our community. That's Bobby Shriver.

County Jail Refuses HIV/AIDS Medication

Matthew Ebert | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Ebert

There is no night. There is no day. There are lights that go on and off. I am not a human; I am a weed that the world hates, so they are going to whack me down with fake illumination and peanut-butter-and-baloney sandwiches. They are going to march me to my grave.

'Deliberate Indifference' May Impose Liability

Brad Reid | Posted 06.30.2012 | Crime
Brad Reid

On Monday, April 30 the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a Ninth Circuit decision that allowed an inmate to sue the Los Angeles County Sheriff for injuries received while confined.

Would Wearable Cameras Prevent Abuse In Jails?

Posted 12.15.2011 | Los Angeles

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles County official is calling for sweeping new measures in the jail system and wants sheriff's d...