.Nigel Duara, CalMatters

Feb 1, 2023

Fatal Flaws

State Justice Department has been negligent in probing police shootings of possibly unarmed people     A law passed in 2020 compels the state Justice Department to...
Sep 21, 2022

Rap Sn​​itches: A bill before Gov. Gavin Newsom would force prosecutors to seek a...

Gary Bryant Jr. exchanged gunfire with a man in an Antioch apartment parking lot on a July afternoon in 2014. Both were struck by...
Aug 3, 2022

The Long Shadow of George Floyd: New state laws on police accountability are testing...

California Department of Justice agents realized they were short-handed just hours after a Los Angeles police officer shot and killed an unarmed man on...
Apr 22, 2020

Like a Petri Dish

Jose Amendariz was on one of his frequent trips to the nurse’s station in Orange County’s largest jail when deputies hauled in a man...