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JAN 20, 2022 / OPINION

L.A. City Attorney Faisal Gill explains in an opinion editorial piece for Medium that the election for Los Angeles City Attorney is the most important office on the ballot — yet it’s the least understood.

JAN 3, 2022 / ENDORSEMENT

Endorsement from California Legislative Black Caucus Chair, State Senator and Public Safety Committee Chair, Steven Bradford Highlights Enthusiasm for Progressive Civil Rights Attorney Faisal Gill's Campaign.... 

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NOV 17, 2021 / NEWS

Angelenos have heard a lot of politicians talking to them about the homelessness crisis in their city.

 

Faisal Gill is trying something different — he’s talking to the homeless...

NOV 9, 2021 / NEWS

Gill states, “Villanueva continues to expand this violent environment within the Sheriff’s Department by advocating for, and rehiring, former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies who have been found to use unreasonable force and fail to use de-escalation on multiple occasions.  But maybe worse of all is his actions and outward support for deputies who have committed egregious acts of violence and violations of civil rights...." 

NOV 9, 2021 / NEWS

Faisal Gill speaks to Roland Martin about the lawsuit against LASD that alleges unlawful seizure, excessive force, failure to intervene, battery, negligence, and a violation of both Christopher Chambers' and Larry Jefferson's civil rights.

OCT 15, 2021 / NEWS

Faisal Gill is running to replace Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and doing so on the promise of being the strongest protector of civil liberties...

SEPT 24, 2021 / ENDORSEMENT

In another potent demonstration of his support from Los Angeles’ most prominent progressive leaders in the race for LA City Attorney, today local civil rights attorney Faisal Gill garnered a powerful endorsement from Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly Mitchell.... 

JULY 27, 2021 / CAMPAIGN UPDATE

In a powerful demonstration of his campaign’s momentum in the race for LA City Attorney, today progressive local civil rights attorney Faisal Gill announced that his campaign had surpassed more than $500,000 in the first fundraising period for the 2022 election... 

JUNE 3, 2021 / NEWS

MY NEWS LA: MUSIC PRODUCER'S 'RACIAL PROFILING' SUIT AGAINST L.A. TENTATIVELY SETTLED

“I think the city realized this was not a case they wanted to take to trial,” Gill told City News Service. “I’m just sad it took this long for them to realize something they should have known at the very beginning. I’m happy they finally realized settlement is the best option.”

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JUNE 3, 2021 / NEWS

MUSIC PRODUCER'S RACIAL PROFILING SUIT AGAINST LA SETTLED

A settlement has been tentatively reached with the city of Los Angeles in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a Hollywood music producer who fought in court to have police body camera video made public to prove allegations he was racially profiled before his arrest, his attorney said. As reported on Thursday, June 3, 2021. 

JUNE 1, 2021 / STATEMENT

FAISAL GILL: "HAPPY LGBTQ+ PRIDE
MONTH LOS ANGELES"

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month Los Angeles! As L.A.’s next City Attorney, I will focus on making the criminal justice system fairer and safer for all people in the city of Los Angeles, including LGBTQ+ people...

APRIL 28, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

MINNESOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL KEITH ELLISON BACKS FAISAL GILL FOR LA CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- In another testament to his extensive support from the nation’s most prominent criminal justice reformers, today Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, earned the endorsement of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison...

APRIL 25, 2021 / STATEMENT

FAISAL GILL RELEASES STATEMENT AFTER US GOV RECOGNIZES ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Yesterday, President Joe Biden made the long-overdue decision to recognize the 1915 massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as a genocide...

APRIL 15, 2021 / NEWS

VIDEO OF LAPD ABUSE MADE PUBLIC AFTER GILL'S VICTORY AGAINST CITY ATTORNEY

Civil rights attorney Faisal Gill wins court battle against LA City Attorney’s Office to disclose video showcasing LAPD abuse...

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APRIL 8, 2021 / NEWS

LAPD Video Shows Black Man Arrested at His Home During Search for White Suspect

“It is racial profiling. They had no description of the suspect — a completely blank slate,” said attorney Faisal Gill, who represents both of them in the civil rights lawsuit. “They literally saw the first Black man, and they arrested him."

MARCH 30, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

FAISAL GILL EARNS SUPPORT OF ANOTHER PROMINENT CONGRESSMEMBER IN BID FOR LA CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- A day after announcing that his campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney had raised over $100,000 less than a week after entering the race, today Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, secured the endorsement of Congressmember Ami Bera...

MARCH 29, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

VIDEO OF LAPD ABUSE MADE PUBLIC AFTER GILL'S VICTORY AGAINST CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- On the heels of kicking off his campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney, today Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, announced that his campaign had raised over $100,000 just five days... 

MARCH 24, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER FAISAL GILL LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR LA CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Today, Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, formally announced his campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney by releasing a video ad titled "Do Better". He begins the campaign with potent endorsements from powerhouse Congressmembers Karen Bass, Ro Khanna, and Ilhan Omar...

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MARCH 9, 2021 / NEWS

Hollywood Music Producer Details Alleged LAPD Racial Profiling Arrest, Asks For Release of Body Cam Video

"It is a big deal, a person's dignity is a big deal," said their attorney Faisal Gill, who said it was important to hold officers accountable for misconduct...

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JUNE 26, 2019 / NEWS

Libyan warlord praised by Trump is sued in U.S. for alleged rights abuses, war crimes

The lawyer representing the plaintiffs, Faisal Gill, said Haftar is a "war criminal" who must be held to account. "This is an American citizen committing crime after crime after crime and it’s going unanswered," Gill said...

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JULY 9, 2014 / NEWS

Feds Spied on Prominent Muslim-Americans,
Report Claims

"There is absolutely no question in my mind that the reason I was being surveilled is because I am a Muslim. There is nothing in my background. I have always carried a security clearance," Gill told ABC News...