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Campaign News - In the News | May 18, 2020

Gasc贸n States Excessive Force Case Needs 鈥楢n Independent Advocate,鈥 Not a 鈥楳ulti-Million Dollar Pawn鈥

LOS ANGELES, CA 鈥 LA District Attorney candidate George Gasc贸n criticized the current DA鈥檚 approach to excessive force cases among officers in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), especially in regard to an excessive force case in Boyle Heights. He stated, 鈥淎ngelenos need an independent advocate who knows the law and is unafraid to hold […]
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Campaign News - In the News | May 16, 2020

Los Angeles needs a new approach to justice: George Gasc贸n

Outbreaks of coronavirus in jails and prisons are turning lethal for the accused and sheriff鈥檚 deputies alike. The situation is another fatality of mass incarceration, a system of injustice that led us to cram thousands of non-violent offenders into cages. For better or worse, this dynamic will define the arc of criminal justice reform. But […]
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Campaign News - In the News | May 06, 2020

Gascon Says Lacey Should Prosecute LAPD Cop In Videotaped Beating

The man seeking to unseat L.A. County District Attorney Jackey Lacey in the November election has called on her to file criminal charges against the LAPD officer who was caught on videotape repeatedly punching a man. Former San Francisco DA George Gascon said the still unidentified officer clearly used excessive force. 鈥淚 have a problem […]
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Campaign News - In the News | May 04, 2020

Why Liberal Californians Don鈥檛 Want to Go Back to Normal

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Housing for those who are homeless. Criminal justice reform. Addressing the digital divide for schoolchildren in rural areas. Propelled by the urgency of the coronavirus crisis, and despite severe economic headwinds, liberal Californians see this moment as an opening to push through an agenda that addresses some of the state鈥檚 most intractable […]
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In the News | Dec 10, 2019

L.A. County Democrats endorse Gasc贸n in competitive district attorney鈥檚 race

Los Angeles County Democrats endorsed former San Francisco Dist. Atty. George Gasc贸n over incumbent Jackie Lacey on Tuesday night, intensifying what鈥檚 expected to be a hard-fought race to determine who will serve as the county鈥檚 top prosecutor beyond 2020.
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