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A lawsuit against the Monterey County Jail is about to get bigger – what the Public Defender and the ACLU say is wrong with medical care at the facility.

Hospital Can't Duck Jail-Suicide Claims, for Now

California Prisons Begin ‘Use-of-Force’ Reforms for Mentally Ill Inmates

Volunteer Lori Rifkin Gives Litigants a True Chance for Justice

California faces new lawsuit over pepper spraying of mentally ill prisoner

Death behind bars: Corrections officials keep investigations shrouded in secrecy


Lawsuit Aims to change California State prison Policy on handling Mentally ill inmates

Lori Rifkin moderates panel at the National LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law® conference


The National LGBT Bar Association - Best LGBT Lawyers under 40 (2012)


Lori Rifkin Announced as Public Justice 2010 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award Finalist

Female janitor sues Ikea cleaning subcontractor for sex and pregnancy discrimination, other state and federal claims


ACLU sues school district for propogating homophbia

School apologizes to student after ACLU alleges violation of Free Speech Laws

ACLU Blames Hate Mongers Coming to High School on Original 'Rent' Stance

Anti-Prop 8 attorneys to speak in Seattle

Porn actress 'Patient Zero' suing California OSHA over privacy intrusion in HIV records flap


Inmates' attorneys think documents will back their case against crowding.


Officials Plan For Execution Protesters