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Recall Gascon Now to Rally for Recall Petition Signatures in front of LA DA Gascon’s Home

Recall Gascon Now to Rally for Recall Petition Signatures in front of LA DA Gascon’s Home

Long Beach, CA – This Saturday, May 29th, supporters of the effort to recall DA Gascon will be meeting to picket and sign petitions in front of Gascon’s home in Long Beach. The grassroots effort is being coordinated by the committee Stop the Madness: Support Recalling District Attorney Gascon Now. The committee is comprised by […]

Crime Victims Respond to George Gascon’s Insults and False Accusations

Crime Victims Respond to George Gascon’s Insults and False Accusations

Gascon has falsely insinuated the recall effort against him is politically motived (LOS ANGELES, CA) – In an effort to shift attention away from his dangerous policies that put criminals ahead of crime victims, Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon shamelessly attacked and lied about the crime victims who are organizing the recall effort against […]

Judge Orders District Attorney To Comply With The Law

Judge Orders District Attorney To Comply With The Law

Los Angeles, February 8, 2021 –  Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant ruled in favor of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys for Los Angeles County (ADDA) in a lawsuit against District Attorney George Gascón. The ADDA brought a civil lawsuit against the District Attorney to seek a court ruling to clarify Deputy District Attorneys’ legal obligations in light of the District […]

Association of Deputy District Attorneys (ADDA) Statement on Court’s Decision on District Attorney’s Special Orders

Association of Deputy District Attorneys (ADDA) Statement on Court’s Decision on District Attorney’s Special Orders

Los Angeles, December 30, 2020 – We are gratified by today’s action by the Master Calendar department of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Department 1 ordered the respondent parties (District Attorney George Gascón and the District Attorney’s Office) to show cause why an injunction should not issue enjoining enforcement of the unlawful portions of their Special Directives. The court specifically […]

Prosecutors File Lawsuit To Stop District Attorney From Breaking The Law

Prosecutors File Lawsuit To Stop District Attorney From Breaking The Law

Los Angeles, December 30, 2020 – This morning the Association of Deputy District Attorneys for Los Angeles County (ADDA) filed a civil lawsuit seeking a writ of mandate, as well as declaratory and injunctive relief. The suit asks that District Attorney George Gascón follow California state constitutional and statutory law. These laws, enacted by the voters and the state legislature, […]

DA’s Association Statement on Election of George Gascón

DA’s Association Statement on Election of George Gascón

Los Angeles, November 6, 2020 – Michele Hanisee, President of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys (ADDA), issued the following statement regarding the election of George Gascón as the 43rd District Attorney in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles County has elected a new District Attorney.  Our Association and its members are committed to ensuring a seamless transition from this administration to […]

Politics | Race for Los Angeles D.A. – Gascón’s Proposed Policies Guided By Inexperience

Politics | Race for Los Angeles D.A. – Gascón’s Proposed Policies Guided By Inexperience

. . By Cindy Wallace, Guest Article . There are few positions where experience matters as much as the head of the largest prosecutorial office in the country. George Gascón, candidate for Los Angeles County district attorney, seeks to lead that office without ever having prosecuted a case himself. And there is perhaps no better […]

Politics | Race for Los Angeles D.A. – The Two Faces of Gascón

Politics | Race for Los Angeles D.A. – The Two Faces of Gascón

. . . By Eric Siddall . If you talk to prosecutors around the country, they will tell you two things about the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office (LADA): that it’s the nation’s largest and that it’s led the way on many issues related to the criminal justice system. . George Gascón won’t say […]

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 […]

Prosecutorial Institutionalism – Gascón will refuse to enforce key elements of California’s Penal Code

Prosecutorial Institutionalism – Gascón will refuse to enforce key elements of California’s Penal Code

. . . By Eric Siddall George Gascón has publicly stated that he will refuse to enforce key parts of California’s Penal Code that are mandated by both constitutional and statutory authority. He recently promised certain fringe groups, including one that advocates for the abolishment of prisons, that he would not enforce gang crimes and […]

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