Blog posts in Month: February 2016

  • 26-February-2016

    WE NEED “PEACE” OFFICERS! IT’S TIME FOR CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING

    The recent publicity surrounding episodes of police violence around the country makes clear that police officers need to be properly trained and prompt and thorough investigations and corrective action must be taken against officers who unnecessarily use force against individuals, especially those who are disabled. When National Guardsman shot and killed students on the campus […]

  • 26-February-2016

    DISCOVERY IN EMPLOYMENT CIVIL RIGHTS CASES: FINDING WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED

    “Is she dead yet?” Simultaneous feelings of excitement and disgust ran through me as I read this line while reviewing pages and pages of email correspondence amongst employees of a major corporate defendant. The particular email was sent from a co-worker of my client to his supervisor and was sent on the very same day […]

  • 26-February-2016

    WHAT IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT?

    Discrimination consisting of unwelcome verbal or physical conduct directed at an employee because of his or her sex. The motivation for the unwelcome conduct or comments can be sexual attraction or hostility. The harassment can involve same sex harassment or harassment between a man and a woman. 1. Sexual Harassment must be unwelcome. Inform the […]

  • 9-February-2016

    State and Federal Lawsuits Filed in LAPD Shooting of Brendon Glenn

    State and Federal Lawsuits Filed in LAPD Shooting of Brendon Glenn Click Here to Go to Media Kit State and federal lawsuits were filed this morning against the City of Los Angeles; Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, personally and professionally; LAPD Officer Clifton Proctor; and LAPD Officer Jonathan Kawahara on behalf of the three-year-old […]