COVID-19

Since the beginning of the outbreak in Los Angeles in early March, 2020, City Attorney Mike Feuer has been a national leader in grappling with the wide-array of COVID-19 related issues, including:

  • Targeting price gougers on Amazon and in brick and mortar stores;

  • Taking action against dangerous advertising claims about purported cures and fake at-home tests; 

  • Forming the Joint Coronavirus Task Force with LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey;

  • Launching BehindClosedDoors to help victims of in-home crimes amid the crisis, namely Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Elder Abuse;

  • Partnering with Mayor Eric Garcetti on "LA Represents," an unprecedented legal assistance initiative to help thousands of Angelenos facing hardship due to the crisis;

  • Hosting the Hate Crime Prevention Forum in response to hate incidents targeting the Asian American Pacific Islander community;

  • Enforcing the Safer at Home Order for nonessential businesses.

Former District Attorney Jackie Lacey and City Attorney Mike Feuer at podium lead a press conference on LA's response to COVID-19.
 

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