Mieke ter Poorten takes on the City Attorney’s Office aggressive stance on prosecuting Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, who are in compliance with mandated closures, but are still facing criminal charges.
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Mieke defends a teacher turned Occupy activist charged with “lynching” — a felony that potentially carries a four year sentence, for stepping off the sidewalk and into the street at a protest in Downtown LA. Handling the case pro bono, Mieke questions whether the District Attorney has the stomach to follow through with the lynching charge.

Mieke questions the wasteful use of taxpayers funds by the City Attorney’s Office to litigate Medical Marijuana Dispensaries rather than settling out of court.
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