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Mike Webb
USC Gould School of Law

Mike Webb

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 16, 2018




Mike Webb teaches Constitutional Law for USC Gould School of Law’s online programs. Webb is the City Attorney for the City of Redondo Beach. He is one of eleven elected City Attorneys in California and is currently serving his fourth term.  Webb previously served four terms as president of the Los Angeles County Prosecutors Association. Prior to being elected City Attorney he served for 18 years as City Prosecutor, deputy city prosecutor and deputy district attorney.

In his roles as City Attorney and City Prosecutor Webb has shown a strong commitment to supporting the Redondo Beach Police Department’s Community Based Policing Philosophy. He served as Legal Advisor and raised funds for “Operation Bull Market” which was awarded the League of California Cities Helen Putnam Award as the top Public Safety program in the State of California. He additionally helped coordinate and implement a comprehensive Gang Abatement strategy that included a nationally recognized and highly successful civil gang injunction program.

After the tragic events of 9-11, Webb was extensively involved in developing a regional model for Homeland Security. He served as a member of the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Terrorism Training Advisory Committee, which identified and developed numerous terrorism related training courses for California Law Enforcement.  Webb has lectured on the topic of Homeland Security from a local perspective to Police Chiefs and Sheriffs throughout California.

Webb received his BA in Political Science and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1984. He received his JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1987.

   

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Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”

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