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KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to [...]

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to [...]

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to [...]

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to [...]

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to [...]

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to [...]

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama, seen here during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, announced pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.; Credit: NPR — HUANG JINGWEN/Xinhua /Landov The unexpected deal was announced yesterday out of the Asian-Pacific Economic Summit in Beijing, and apparently was negotiated in secret over the [...]

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama, seen here during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, announced pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.; Credit: NPR — HUANG JINGWEN/Xinhua /Landov The unexpected deal was announced yesterday out of the Asian-Pacific Economic Summit in Beijing, and apparently was negotiated in secret over the [...]

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama, seen here during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, announced pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.; Credit: NPR — HUANG JINGWEN/Xinhua /Landov The unexpected deal was announced yesterday out of the Asian-Pacific Economic Summit in Beijing, and apparently was negotiated in secret over the [...]

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

US and China announce major climate deal, but is it enough?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama, seen here during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, announced pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.; Credit: NPR — HUANG JINGWEN/Xinhua /Landov The unexpected deal was announced yesterday out of the Asian-Pacific Economic Summit in Beijing, and apparently was negotiated in secret over the [...]