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Campaign News | Oct 14, 2020

GEORGE GASC脫N鈥橲 PLAN TO ENSURE RESOLUTION PARITY FOR THE UNDOCUMENTED

GEORGE GASC脫N鈥橲 PLAN TO ENSURE RESOLUTION PARITY FOR THE UNDOCUMENTED Immigrants play a profound role in shaping the character of life in Los Angeles. With vast economic and cultural contributions that touch every facet of Angeleno life, immigrants enrich our community with diversity and dynamism. It is imperative that our criminal justice system be mindful […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Oct 10, 2020

George Gasc贸n is the godfather of progressive prosecuting. Will LA elect him DA?

Those who are familiar with Gasc贸n鈥檚 trajectory know that he long ago overcame his aversion to law enforcement by joining its ranks. The former Los Angeles cop worked his way through the system to become police chief in Mesa, Ariz., and then San Francisco, where he most recently served as district attorney, earning plaudits for […]
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Campaign News | Oct 06, 2020

GASC脫N’S STATEMENT ON DERRICK HARRIS’ EXONERATION AFTER SERVING 7 YEARS FOLLOWING A WRONGFUL CONVICTION

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, following the release of Derrick Harris who served 7 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of Armed Robbery, George Gasc贸n released the following statement: “I congratulate Mr. Harris on his newfound freedom, and commend Jackie Lacey and the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office for correcting this horrific injustice.聽 I remain […]
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Campaign News | Oct 05, 2020

SUPERVISOR MARK RIDLEY-THOMAS ENDORSES GEORGE GASC脫N FOR DA

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas endorsed George Gasc贸n to be the next DA of Los Angeles County.聽 In announcing his support, the Supervisor said: 鈥淟os Angeles County can and must be a leader in the national movement to reform the criminal justice system and invest in the health of our communities. I began […]
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Campaign News | Oct 05, 2020

MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FOR DA LACEY, ENDORSES GASC脫N

LOS ANGELES聽鈥 Today, the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, announced his support for George Gasc贸n in his race for Los Angeles County District Attorney.聽Mayor Garcetti is a fourth-generation Angeleno and the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley鈥搕he son of public servants and the grandson […]
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