D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty wants to introduce a new tool into the city’s crime-fighting arsenal: civil injunctions that make it illegal for certain gang members to hang out together, carry weapons or deface public property. We’ll look at this element of the mayor’s proposed crime bill, examining what it would mean in the nation’s capital and how it has worked elsewhere.


  • Muriel Bowser D.C. City Council Member (D-Ward 4);
  • Carl Takei Staff attorney, National Capital Area ACLU
  • Bruce Riordan Director of Anti-gang Operations, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office

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