Legislation by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, to encourage transit agencies to set up their own administrative processes for citing and fining juveniles who ride without paying fare was passed Monday by the Senate.
SB 614 was approved by the... Read More »
“California has the highest traffic fines in the country, with $490 red-light fines and fees that are over three times the national average,” said Elisa Della-Piana. The legal director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San... Read More »
Three judges appointed by President Bill Clinton will hear the appeal of Hawaii’s challenge to President Trump’s travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in its Seattle courthouse... Read More »
The state of Michigan is keeping its poorest citizens in a cycle of poverty by suspending their driver’s licenses when they can’t afford to pay court debts, a class-action lawsuit filed by two single mothers in Detroit claims.
As a... Read More »
Western Center Alumna, California state Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) has made fighting for the poor her life’s work, and as chair of the Senate Budget Committee, she has considerable influence on how state tax dollars are spent. She shares... Read More »