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ACLU calls out LA Co jails for terrible conditions; SFPD uses DNA from rape kit to charge the victim w/ theft; Plus, SFPD crossing ethical lines with surveillance

On today’s show:

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County and the Sheriffs Department alleging inhumane treatment and overcrowding at the la county jails booking center. We speak to Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, a senior reporter for the appeal. 

Follow Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethweill
Check out her publications on The Appeal: https://theappeal.org/authors/elizabeth-weill-greenberg/

Then we talk to civil rights attorney Adante Pointer about his client’s federal lawsuit against the City of San Francisco for utilizing her rape kit DNA to charge her with robbery. 

Follow Adante Pointer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/adanteesq

We wrap up talking about the SFPD’s off-the-record engagement with the Northern California Fusion Center with Dave Maass of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. 

Follow Dave Maass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/maassive
Follow the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EFF
Check out the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s website: https://www.eff.org/

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