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Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Oakland Public Housing Loitering Ordinance 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2018 Contacts: Matt Kovac, mkovac@lccr.com, 415-510-9601; Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com, 510-681-5978; Layla Crater, layla@change-llc.com, 310-804-3107 Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Oakland Public Housing Loitering Ordinance  Complaint claims the Oakland Ordinance has been used by Oakland Housing Authority Police Department to harass and intimidate public housing residents OAKLAND, CA — The Lawyers’ Committee … Continue reading Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Oakland Public Housing Loitering Ordinance 



New LCCR Report – Paying More for Being Poor

”Paying More for Being Poor: Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System”, a new report we released last week, shows that Californians pay some of the highest fines and fees in the country. For example, we pay more than three times the national average for running a red light. The high fines and fees … Continue reading New LCCR Report – Paying More for Being Poor