While America remembers JonBenet Ramsey 20 years later, right here we’re remembering Mitrice Richardson 7 years later.
Alrighty folks, as we bring this week to an end–I thought I’d call your attention to a few items you might have missed.
Below is an excerpt from a recent story in The Atlantic detailing a 2012 mass surveillance experiment conducted on residents in the city of Compton without their knowledge. It’s infuriating and only presses point that the upcoming sheriff’s election is one that requires all of us to be engaged and informed.
When it comes to Mitrice’s Law, lawmakers both in Sacramento and in Los Angles County have not only been slow to jump on the bandwagon—they don’t even want to go for the ride.
The judge now hearing arguments in the Mitrice Richardson negligence, wrongful death and civil rights violations lawsuit—a consolidation of separate suits filed by her unmarried parents against Los Angeles County—indicated this week that he may begin parsing portions of the legal actions to focus on the core contentions.