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Campaign News | Apr 01, 2020

Huffington Post: Los Angeles Continued Prosecuting Low-Level Offenses Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Under their state鈥檚 rules to mitigate the spread of聽COVID-19, Californians are not supposed to leave home except to pick up groceries or prescriptions, go to the doctor, and commute to jobs deemed essential. As part of this effort, prosecutors 鈥 including Los Angeles County District Attorney聽Jackie Lacey聽鈥 have pledged to avoid dragging people into court […]
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Campaign News | Mar 30, 2020

GEORGE GASC脫N鈥橲 RECOMMENDATIONS ON ARREST, DETENTION, CHARGING AND REENTRY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

GEORGE GASC脫N鈥橲 RECOMMENDATIONS ON ARREST, DETENTION, CHARGING, AND REENTRY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC LA County is facing an unprecedented public health crisis鈥攐ne with enormous public safety implications. The health, safety, and welfare of our community weighs heavily on me each and every day. Above all else, we express our profound gratitude to those on the […]
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Campaign News | Mar 30, 2020

GASC脫N CALLS FOR URGENT LIFE-SAVING COURSE CORRECTION FROM JACKIE LACEY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Months into the Crisis, DA Jackie Lacey Continues to Pursue Low-Level Misdemeanor Cases Including Loitering, Panhandling, and Public Intoxication,聽Forcing Public Servants into Dangerously Close Proximity LOS ANGELES聽鈥撀燭oday, in light of the continued threat posed to our collective community from COVID-19, George Gasc贸n issued a jarring聽rebuke of LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey鈥檚 response鈥攐r lack-there-of鈥攖o the […]
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Campaign News | Mar 20, 2020

George Gasc贸n Advances to November Runoff

LOS ANGELES聽鈥 Today, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder released the results聽of another 29,672 ballots from the March 3rd primary, leaving approximately 34,328 total ballots left to be counted.聽Every vote must be counted, but the number of outstanding ballots cannot alter the result.聽Former District Attorney and Assistant Chief of the LAPD, George Gasc贸n, will advance聽to the […]
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Campaign News | Mar 12, 2020

Daily Beast: The Embattled Los Angeles D.A. Prosecuting Harvey Weinstein

Wednesday morning, one month after Harvey Weinstein was convicted of raping former actress Jessica Mann聽and former聽Project Runway聽production assistant聽Miriam Haleyi, a New York judge聽sentenced him to 23 years in prison. Pending an appeal, the announcement brought an end to Weinstein鈥檚 intensely watched New York criminal proceedings. But it also marked the beginning of similar charges against […]
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