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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 



LCCR files Lawsuit to Stop Towing Cars for Debt Collection

On February 13, 2018, Bay Area Legal Aid and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area filed a case challenging San Francisco’s practice of towing cars – without prior notice – just because of unpaid parking tickets. The Plaintiff in the case, James Smith, came back to the place he … Continue reading LCCR files Lawsuit to Stop Towing Cars for Debt Collection