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Lawsuit filed against city of Los Angeles for endangering homeless

Justin Cosgrove
March 15, 2016
On Monday, March 14. Carol Sobel, from the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and several other private firms, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles for endangering homeless people.

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