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County of Los Angeles v. Mendez
Focus Area: Criminal JusticeFiled in: California Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019Case Status: Closed
In 2017, SCSJ represented the NAACP as amicus in County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, helping to defend a civil verdict against officers who shot a pregnant woman and her husband following a warrantless raid into the wrong house.