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  • D.A. to Unveil Los Angeles Wrongful Conviction Unit
    D.A. to Unveil Los Angeles Wrongful Conviction Unit

    Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is set to share details about the eminent launch of a departmental wrongful conviction unit. In April, Lacey asked for $1 million from the Board of ...

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  • New York Escaped Prisoners Killed and Captured
    New York Escaped Prisoners Killed and Captured

    Three weeks after escaping the New York prison, both prisoners have been captured. David Sweat was shot and captured on June 28th and Richard Matt was shot and killed June 26th. Richard Matt was ...

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  • Ex Sheriff’s Deputy Testifies In Excessive Force Case Against Fellow Officers
    Ex Sheriff’s Deputy Testifies In Excessive Force Case Against Fellow Officers

    A former Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy testified that he was one of four officers involved in the beating of a man in a jail visitors’ center. The ex-deputy, Pantamitr Zunggeemoge, “flipped” and ...

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  • Rapper MC Supreme Killed in Malibu Car Accident
    Rapper MC Supreme Killed in Malibu Car Accident

    Dewayne Coleman, better known as MC Supreme, died in a Malibu car accident this Saturday when his car was struck on Pacific Coast Highway. The rapper, best known for his ’90’s hit “Black in America” ...

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  • Nasty Gal Sued for Allegedly Terminating Pregnant Employees
    Nasty Gal Sued for Allegedly Terminating Pregnant Employees

    The eclectic e-commerce company Nasty Gal made headlines this week after a lawsuit filed by a former employee surfaced. The retailer has been accused of wrongfully terminating pregnant employees, ...

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  • Supreme Court Sides with Muslim Woman in Hijab Discrimination Case
    Supreme Court Sides with Muslim Woman in Hijab Discrimination Case

    The Supreme Court voted 8-1 to revive a lawsuit filed against Abercrombie & Fitch for employment discrimination of a Muslim American woman who wears a hijab. The court’s opinion, written by Justice ...

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