Munger, Tolles & Olson was presented with the 2018 Katharine Krause Award by the Inner City Law Center (ICLC) on June 19, 2018.
Munger, Tolles & Olson represented the California Native Plant Society in obtaining a settlement with Oakland’s Mountain View Cemetery. The agreement will add protection for several hundred coast live oak trees and provide a financial boost for oak woodland conservation.
Munger, Tolles & Olson, as co-counsel to the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, won a landmark trial victory on July 20, 2018 on behalf of children, parents, and school districts in New Mexico accusing the state’s education system of violating the state constitution by failing to provide students a sufficient public education and denying them due process and equal protection under the law.
Munger, Tolles & Olson obtained a classwide preliminary injunction on March 15, 2018 barring the City of Los Angeles from enforcing “gang injunctions,” which the city uses to prevent individuals the city has decided are gang members from participating in various ordinary, legal activities.