Action means interrogations of juveniles for homicide would be videotaped
SACRAMENTO – Minors accused of homicide would have greater protections from coerced confessions because key law enforcement interviews would be videotaped under a Sen. Ted W. Lieu bill signed into law today by Gov. Brown.
Senate Bill 569 by Sen. Ted W. Lieu, D-Torrance, who had cited research showing that false confessions by children under 18 have led to an increase in wrongful convictions, takes effect Jan. 1, 2014.
Bill strengthens deterrent for sex offender absconders
SACRAMENTO – Gov. Brown today signed into law legislation to ensure convicted sex offenders who cut off their ankle-mounted satellite-GPS monitors serve the full maximum incarceration sentences in county jail.
Senate Bill 57 by Sen. Ted W. Lieu of Torrance will mean paroled sex offenders, effective Jan. 1, 2014, will remain under GPS supervision instead of cutting them off with little fear of punishment.
SACRAMENTO – Mark Mendoza of Carson has been named one of 18 Californians selected from a pool of about 600 candidates to be a California Senate Fellow, Mendoza’s senator, Ted W. Lieu, announced today.
Goal of Sen. Ted W. Lieu’s bill: Cut unemployment, improve salaries
SACRAMENTO – With the goal of preparing today’s workers for skilled, well-paying jobs that are either needed or soon will be, Gov. Brown late Friday signed into law a Sen. Ted W. Lieu plan to provide the resources to train and better prepare workers.