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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 […]

POLITICS | DA Race Los Angeles – George Gascón: A Political Chameleon

POLITICS | DA Race Los Angeles – George Gascón: A Political Chameleon

  By Michele Hanisee . George Gascón panders to progressive audiences by claiming to support efforts to defund the police and moral opposition to the death penalty.  The truth is Gascón’s positioning on the death penalty depends on his audience. During an interview with the ADDA, Gascón was specifically asked if he would change the […]

POLITICS | Battle for the Office Los Angeles DA – George Gascon Obscuring his Background

POLITICS | Battle for the Office Los Angeles DA – George Gascon Obscuring his Background

George Gascon, who was previously sanctioned by the San Francisco Ethics Commission and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines for violating campaign finance and ethics laws, today sought to distract from his dismal debate performance on Sunday by attacking Jackie Lacey’s choice of Zoom backgrounds. It’s ironic.  Gascon has spent this whole campaign […]

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 […]

Why I am voting for Jackie Lacey for Los Angeles District Attorney

Why I am voting for Jackie Lacey for Los Angeles District Attorney

By J.R.   This year we’ll be voting for our county District Attorney. It will most likely come down to Jackie Lacey and George Gascón. I wanted to talk about my family’s experience with Jackie Lacey. In 2013, our daughter (10 years old at the time) was kidnapped. It was a horrific experience for her. […]

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