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This past weekend marked the 25-year anniversary of the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers in the beating of Rodney King and the deadly riots that followed the verdict.
California law requires governmental agencies like the Los Angeles Police Department to respond to requests and to say whether it will provide the information within 10 days of the inquiry.
“Once again, Trump has overreached and lost.”
Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.
U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III questioned the purpose of the president's order as he heard arguments from two large California counties and the Justice Department.
Many mosques around the world admit men and women, but most segregate the genders.
Santa Clara County, which includes the city of San Jose and several smaller Silicon Valley communities, said the plan to withhold federal funds is unconstitutional, and San Francisco filed a similar lawsuit.
“I thought I was going to be like the next Trayvon Martin,” Nandi Cain Jr. said after the incident. Meanwhile, the Justice Department calls for less police reform.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly gave no indication that agents would stop the arrests.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, a former top Democrat in the heavily blue state legislature, said at an earlier protest rally that ICE had failed to earn the community's trust.
“We're the innovation capital, high tech, agriculture, 40, 50 billion dollar industry. You don't want to mess with California,” said Gov. Jerry Brown.
Police Chief cited fewer reports of rape and domestic violence complaints among Hispanic residents, saying no such decline was seen for other groups.
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said she was gravely troubled by recent reports that federal agents were "stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests."
The revised executive order “will cause severe and immediate harms,” according to a complaint filed Monday.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had reportedly gone to churches, schools and courthouses to find and arrest illegal immigrants.
Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.
Major cities are going up against President-elect Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, including Los Angeles, which said it will set up a $10 million "L.A. Justice Fund" for the cause.
A letter sent to three mosques in California said the president-elect will do to Muslims "what Hitler did to the Jews."
In incidents involving unarmed Black men, such as with Alfred Olango, police used deadly force. A Harvard report confirms Blacks are more likely to be killed by police than whites.
"It's definitely wrongful death. … The officers were clearly negligent. You have a person who is not aggressive, who never swung at officers, and they are using tasers repeatedly."
Small businesses struggle with financial hardships and potentially closing down completely following a series of lawsuits taking advantage of strict ADA regulations.
California is the first state to prohibit its usage.
The ban will prevent the secretive nature of grand jury hearings from hindering justice in these tragically common cases.