Today the plaintiffs in the case Chua v. City of Los Angeles filed the following pleadings:
- Motion for class certification — This motion argues that the suit should be a class action.
- Declaration of Barrett S. Litt in support of motion — Here plaintiffs’ attorney Barrett Litt argues that he is sufficiently qualified to represent the class.
- Declaration of Carol A. Sobel in support of motion — This is Carol Sobel’s argument that she’s qualified to represent the class.
- Declarations of named plaintiffs in support of motion — Here the named plaintiffs themselves explain why they’re qualified to represent the class of others similarly situated.
Also, there’s a hearing on this motion currently scheduled for Monday, October 24, at 8:30 a.m. in courtroom 750 of the United States District Court at 55 Temple Street.
I don’t have much to say about these here on the blog, but if you’re interested in civil rights and/or the LAPD they are fascinating reading. When the history of the LAPD in the second decade of this century is written, the filings in this case will be prominent among the primary sources used.