More than 1,480 people have been wrongly incarcerated in the Los Angeles County jail over the past five years. Some have been the victims of identity theft. Others have just had the misfortune to have the same name as someone who was wanted by police. The Los Angeles Times reports some of these people were jailed for days and even weeks before officials could be convinced they had the wrong person. And at least one person was arrested twice on a warrant for someone else.
The political extremism of Donald Trump, democratic socialists, and others is a great argument for reducing the size and scope of politics in everyday life.
"No reasonable officer would engage in such recklessness," complains dissenting judge.
In short, it's using the power of the state to punish his enemies and make the world the way he wants it to be.
A handful of dumb tweets do not a story make.
Landlords are suing to overturn state rental regulations that limit how much they can charge tenants and who they can rent to.