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Commentary | Lawyers Dwell On Small Details

Commentary | Lawyers Dwell On Small Details

Editorial By Michele Hanisee Since the Special Directives of the District Attorney were announced in his first moment in office, they have been the topic of discussion in the public and in the press. But some significant sections of these directives have been overlooked simply because their effect is not apparent to anyone without a detailed […]

George Gascón’s History of Hiding Evidence and Silencing Whistleblowers

George Gascón’s History of Hiding Evidence and Silencing Whistleblowers

. . . By Michele Hanisee . In response to a Public Records Act request for George Gascón’s disciplinary records, the LAPD, rather than indicating that no such records exist, has instead stated that “records responsive to your request remain privileged, confidential, and exempt from disclosure. “Gascón, who has publicly advocated for transparency in the criminal […]

Making the case for ‘Yes’ on Prop 20

Making the case for ‘Yes’ on Prop 20

. . . By Michele Hanisee . As prosecutors who see how changes in the law actually play out in the justice system, we strongly support Proposition 20 which appears on the November ballot. Prop 20 will make reasonable changes to fix some of the unintended consequences caused by Props 47 and 57 and AB […]

Race for L.A. DA | George Gascón’s Illegal Retaliation Costs Taxpayer’s $400,000

Race for L.A. DA | George Gascón’s Illegal Retaliation Costs Taxpayer’s $400,000

    By Eric W. Siddall George Gascón’s retaliatory actions against a former San Francisco District Attorney employee, Hank McKenzie, led to a $400,000 payout by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Gascón was sued in federal court for retaliating against multiple whistleblowers after he learned that they reported him to officials for his continuous violation of federal law: […]

POLITICS | The Race for L.A. District Attorney – George Gascón Exposed as an Opportunist

POLITICS | The Race for L.A. District Attorney – George Gascón Exposed as an Opportunist

By Eric W. Siddal  . In a blistering commentary, former Los Angeles Police Chief Bernard Parks outlined George Gascón’s actions as an LAPD Command Officer and told the public, ” DA Candidate George Gascon is Not Who He Says He is.” . In support of his conclusion, Parks specifically cited one particular case that “horrified” him while he was serving […]

Legislation Advances Allowing Sleeping, Hostile and Unintelligible Jurors

Legislation Advances Allowing Sleeping, Hostile and Unintelligible Jurors

. . . By Michele Hanisee As a member of the public, who would you choose to serve as a juror on a serious criminal case? Jurors need to be responsible enough to get to court on time every day. They must be attentive to complex evidence. They must listen to and comprehend legal instructions […]

The Spotlight Of Truth – The Internet Gives a Voice of Justice

The Spotlight Of Truth – The Internet Gives a Voice of Justice

. . . By Michele Hanisee . While the internet may have flaws, one of its redeeming features is that those who have do not own a printing press or media outlet no longer have to rely on the largess of newspapers or media outlets to have their voice heard. The internet has allowed the […]

Los Angeles D.A. Heats Up – Evolving or Catering? Gascón and Gangs

Los Angeles D.A. Heats Up – Evolving or Catering? Gascón and Gangs

. . . By Eric Siddall . Ever the opportunist, candidate George Gascón is continuing his disinformation campaign with the hope of winning over progressives. This time, his sights are set on the gang enhancement. This enhancement, first enacted in 1988 in the midst of a gang crime wave throughout California, ensured gang motivated crimes received tougher sentences. With 10,000 gang-related homicides in […]

Felons, Come One, Come All! Gascon and Rossi welcome you to their Los Angeles!

Felons, Come One, Come All!  Gascon and Rossi welcome you to their Los Angeles!

By Marc Debbaudt, Guest Editorial . What would Los Angeles look like if George Gascon or Rachel Rossi actually became the County’s next District Attorney? In a nutshell (and you would have to be a nut to vote for either of them), they will make L.A. the greatest haven for criminals in the nation. Yes, even […]

New DA Begins The Purge in San Francisco

New DA Begins The Purge in San Francisco

. . . By Michele Hanisee   When George Gascón abandoned his position as San Francisco District Attorney with more than a year left in his term, the law required an election be held to replace him. The winner of that election was a  public defender and former translator for the late Venezuelan dictator President Hugo […]

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