Recent Ninth Circuit Police Opinions

By lfsuser on September 04, 2014
Over the past few months, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has released a pair of decisions in police liability. In Chaudhry v. Los Angeles the appellate court found that — in... Continue Reading

Importance of Video in Police Cases

By lfsuser on August 18, 2014
For any police department considering getting cameras for its officers, the article below is highly recommended. In the Rialto (California) Police Department, citizen complaints dropped 88%... Continue Reading

The Next Big Thing: Ban the Box

By lfsuser on July 27, 2014
“Ban-the-box” refers to the question on the employment application that asks: “Do you have a criminal conviction?” Effective July 1, 2014, California adopted a “ban-the-box”... Continue Reading