Los Angeles Times

Robert Greene

Writer

Robert Greene is an editorial writer covering water, drought, criminal justice reform and Los Angeles County government. Greene previously was a staff writer for the L.A. Weekly and a reporter and associate editor for the Metropolitan News-Enterprise. Prior to becoming a journalist, he was an attorney in Los Angeles. He is a resident of Highland Park and a graduate of USC and Georgetown University Law School.

Recent Articles

  • Another judicial lottery is coming. Are voters too inept to pick the right judges?

    Another judicial lottery is coming. Are voters too inept to pick the right judges?

    Of the more than 400 judges sitting on the Los Angeles County Superior Court, there is a very small handful of manifestly bad ones. Some may be presiding over courtrooms because of ill-considered appointments by the governor, but let’s be frank -– they’re at least as likely to be there because...

  • Whatever happened to Project 50?

    Whatever happened to Project 50?

    When a large enterprise like Los Angeles County government attempts something extraordinarily ambitious such as effectively eliminating homelessness, yet repeatedly falls short, it's sometimes hard to tell whether the rubble left by each failure forms a series of impenetrable barriers against the...

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