Archived post from original Court Watch LA website.
UCLA Criminal Justice Program Report:
Counting the Days: The Story of Prolonged Detention During COVID 19
…..despite these recommendations, according to Court Watch LA, and public defenders who work across the County, the courthouses are crowded with no social distancing in elevators or in the hallways. There is a lack of mask compliance – especially by law enforcement officials – and no enforcement of the rules.83 Even though Judge Brazile issued an order to limit the number of people allowed in LA County courthouses on November 23, 2020, implementation is lacking as can be seen in the photographs below taken by Court Watch Los Angeles.