Article about what is wrong with the Oakland gang clothing policy.
Proposition 21: Preventing or Abetting Crime (Interview with Sue Burrell (Daily Journal – December 13, 1999)
This is a December 13, 1999 Daily Journal article on Proposition 21, a voter inititative that dramatically changed juvenile law in California — primarily by making it easier to try youth in the adult system and by increasing sentences and enhancements for crimes. The Youth Law Center was actively engaged in trying to defeat the […]
Gang Evidence: Issues for Criminal Defense
This extensive article covers issues such as gangs in a societal context, the difficulty in defining gang activity, and issues for criminal defense which include discovery of official records of gang affiliation, search issues, gang attire, evidentiary objections at trial, gang evidence as hearsay, allegations that may arise from specific Anti-Gang Legislation, and sentencing of […]