Monthly Archives: October 2016

Federal lawsuit alleges gang injunctions violate due process

NEWS SCAN The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California along with the Urban Peace Institute and Munger, Tolles & Olson LLPfiled a lawsuit  alleging gang injunctions conducted by the Los Angeles officials violate due process rights of community members. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Central

Federal judge suspends Michigan ban on ‘ballot selfies’

NEWS SCAN A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction blocking Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson  from enforcing a ban against “ballot selfies” on election day. The state statute made the act of posting and displaying one’s ballot a misdemeanor offense, thereby prohibiting state residents from taking pictures