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Roger Lowenstein
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Roger Lowenstein is a lawyer (Harvard '68) and former professor of constitutional law. He is the founder and Executive Director of a social justice-themed charter school in Lincoln Heights. The school, Los Angeles Leadership Academy, K-12, serves 650 predominantly Latino families and is designed to produce critical thinkers who perceive themselves as agents of social change. 100% of the students graduate and go to college.

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An Open Letter to Bill de Blasio

(3) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 3:31 PM

Dear Mr. de Blasio:

Like most progressive types, I am excited by the prospect of your probable election. I was a criminal defense and civil rights attorney in New Jersey before moving to Los Angeles in 1990. We have a new, terrific, progressive mayor in Los Angeles, Eric...

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President Obama, Issue a 'Safe Nation Proclamation'

(8) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 10:09 AM

To the President:

Mr. President, to achieve gun control, you don't need Congress. Simply issue a "Safe Nation Proclamation."

You say that your Executive Orders go as far as they can. With all due respect, that is simply not the case.

Let's begin with Justice Scalia's favorite logical device --...

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The Left Just Doesn't Get it about Public Education

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2005 | 3:01 AM

I just got back from Sacramento after a futile day of meetings with Assembly and Senate staffers who were sitting in for their members. I'm the founder and Executive Director of a social justice-themed charter school in inner-city Los Angeles. We need help. All public schools need help. But the...

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