"SNOOP DOGG, BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY AND B-REAL UNITE FOR 'IT WAS ALL A STREAM' GLOBAL BENEFIT CONCERT IN AUGUST"
Author: Sha Be Allah - The Source
Jul 29, 2020
"Snoop Dogg, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and B-Real of Cypress Hill are headlining a global livestream concert, It Was All A Stream (IWAAS) on Saturday, August 8th (7-10pm PST), a benefit concert aimed to move the culture forward and 'spread the love' during these challenging times. Band together with these hip-hop legends as they unite to entertain and uplift millions of fans, for a night of electrifying performances infused with relevant social messages and calls to action that will echo around the world. "
"Sacramento city attorney won't file charges against curfew violators during protests"
Author: Ja'Nel Johnson
July 1, 2020
"The city of Sacramento decided to drop charges against individuals accused of violating a curfew implemented during protests against police brutality last month."
"Ressl-Moyer said several organizations, social justice groups and activists demanded that people not be charged for protesting police brutality against Black people, including the National Lawyers Guild, ACLU of Northern California, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area."
"Sheriff, Public Defender probing Jail sergeant’s testy interaction with deputy public defender"
Author: Richard Bammer
Jul 22, 2020
"Solano County Sheriff Tom Ferrara and Public Defender Elena D’Agustino are investigating a reported testy interaction between a correctional sergeant and a deputy public defender in the Alternate Public Defender Office who wore a Black Lives Matter face mask while seeking to visit her jailed client in late June"
"The editorial board at davisvanguard.org includes, among others, Robert Canning, a licensed clinical psychologist who is retired from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; ... a longtime daily newspaper and wire service reporter and editor and board member of the National Lawyers Guild of Sacramento; and Joshua Kaizuka, a private attorney who formerly worked for Yolo County Public Defender."
"Legal Community Critics Largely Criticize Sacramento City Council Police Reforms"
Author: Crescenzo Vellucci
July 08, 2020
"SACRAMENTO – When the Sacramento City Council approved relatively minor police reforms this past week – after massive calls to defund city police – critics of the Sacramento Police Dept. almost uniformly said it was way too little, and too late following weeks of militarized SPD firing “non-lethal” projectiles and other munition at unarmed bystanders and peaceful demonstrations with their hands up."
"'The policy proposals from Mayor Steinberg and city officials are much delayed and hardly reform. We are dealing with officers shooting non-participant medics, journalists and legal observers in the face and they are talking about handing out business cards,' charged Elizabeth Kim, current President of the National Lawyers Guild, Sacramento Chapter."
"Shot in face at Sacramento protest, legal observer demands criminal charges for officer"
Author: Michael McGough & Malaika Kanaaneh Tapper
June 29, 2020
"A legal observer who says a Sacramento police officer shot him in the face with a “less lethal” projectile as he watched last month’s protest demonstrations boil over has formally filed a complaint with the police department and is asking the district attorney to pursue criminal charges against the involved officer or officers.
Danny Garza, a board member with the Sacramento chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, says he suffered a concussion and various other injuries after being shot during a May 30 protest demonstration that took place downtown, part of a nationwide response to the Memorial Day police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis."
"Explaining the Legal Observer Program"
FOX40 Web Desk
June 4, 2020
"Earlier this week, FOX40 spoke to Danny Garza, a legal observer who was recovering from extensive bruising and a concussion after he said police fired some sort of projectile at his face during Saturday night’s protests.
Elizabeth Kim, the National Lawyers Guild Sacramento president, spoke to Pedro about the National Lawyers Guild and what role they play when attending protests."