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Campaign News - In the News | Feb 17, 2021

Los Angeles DA George Gasc贸n Leaves California’s Powerful DA Association

Los Angeles County鈥檚 newly elected district attorney George Gasc贸n resigned today from the California District Attorney鈥檚 Association (CDAA), the group that represents most California DAs and that is now fighting Gasc贸n鈥檚 criminal justice reforms […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Feb 09, 2021

Editorial: Archaic 鈥榯ough-on-crime鈥 holdouts are refusing to let George Gasc贸n do his job

“L.A. County voters chose to continue on a path toward reform and away from the policies of the 1970s. Elections mean little if victors are denied the ability to shift direction […]”
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Campaign News - In the News | Feb 05, 2021

Stop the attempt to derail D.A. George Gasc贸n鈥檚 criminal justice reforms

Deputy district attorneys in Los Angeles County are trying hard to undermine the efforts of George Gasc贸n, who was elected Los Angeles County district attorney on a vision of reforming the criminal justice system. Just weeks after he assumed office, the Assn. of Deputy District Attorneys聽filed a lawsuit to stop Gasc贸n from fulfilling this promise. […]
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Campaign News | Dec 08, 2020

GEORGE GASC脫N TAKES OATH OF OFFICE AND INSTITUTES SWEEPING REFORMS TO TRANSFORM THE LARGEST CRIMINAL JUSTICE JURISDICTION IN AMERICA

LOS ANGELES聽– Today, George Gasc贸n took the oath of office and announced immediate, decisive reforms to transform America’s largest criminal justice jurisdiction. Taken together the sweeping reforms are expected to permanently change the course of California’s criminal justice system and end the era of mass incarceration in Los Angeles. “It is time to change course […]
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Campaign News | Nov 19, 2020

GEORGE GASC脫N ANNOUNCES TRANSITION TEAM

LOS ANGELES 鈥撀燭oday, District Attorney-elect George Gasc贸n announced his transition team.聽 Mr. Gasc贸n recruited a diverse group of community members, practitioners and subject matter experts. Where possible his goal was to ensure individuals with lived-experience were helping inform the policies, procedures, and future of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. “I was elected by […]
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