A school district in southeastern Los Angeles County is illegally diluting the voting clout of Latinos and barring them from elective office by using an at-large electoral system for school board races, according to a lawsuit filed this week. No Latino has been elected to the seven-member board in the ABC Unified School District since […]
No amounts for this case have been reported. The Whittier Latino Coalition is delaying its threatened lawsuit against the city over alleged violation of the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, a spokesman said Tuesday. The group had originally set July 17 as its deadline for the city to commit to district elections or face legal action. Continue […]
No amounts for this case have been reported. The lawyer for plaintiffs who have now sued three local entities said his firm is hoping the defendants settle because going to trial “won’t benefit anyone,” said Kevin Shenkman of Shenkman & Hughes, a Malibu law firm that’s suing the city of Santa Clarita and two local […]
No amounts for this case have been reported. The College of the Canyons and the Sulphur Springs School District were added to the list of Santa Clarita Valley municipal agencies sued by two law firms for allegedly hosting election systems that dilute the Latino vote, says The Santa Clarita Valley Signal. The plaintiffs claim that the […]
Ceres Unified reportedly paid plaintiffs less than $3,000 and allowed the plaintiffs to draw the District’s new trustee election areas.