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Gascon Asks Only for Probation for Man Who Hired Hitman to Torture and Kill Ex-wife; Psychedlic Drugs May be Decriminalized; State Wants to Sue Cities with High Homelessness and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Association of Deputy District Attorneys on LA DA Gascón's reforms (Audio) Last month, we spoke with Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón about his various criminal...

 

Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Attempting to Kidnap Joe Montana's Granddaughter; 2 Court Interpreters Get Covid and Die Because Traffic and Eviction Court Held in Person; and other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Judge blocks some of LA district attorney's reform policies A judge has decided some of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon's justice reform policies aimed at reducing...

 

Gascon Cannot Ignore the Law, says Judge today: County District Attorney Will be Forced to Follow Current Law Rather Than Imposing His Own "Justice Reform" Version

2/8/21: 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...

 

Gascon Won't Oppose Parole for Manson Murder Family Member; Murder Charges Dropped Against Long Beach Man with Corpse Buried in His Yard; and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Judge mulls DA union request to stop Gascón from enforcing directives The union representing Los Angeles County prosecutors urged a judge Tuesday to issue a preliminary injunction...

 

Winner on 1970s TV Dating Game Show was a Serial Killer, Rodney Alcala Connected to Murder of 8 Women - and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

'Dating Game' serial killer connected to victims decades after their deaths Rodney Alcala was at the height of his murderous spree in the 1970s when he put himself in the spotlight of primetime...

 

California Inmates Already Received Vaccine - Before Our Elderly Population, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Sex offenders can qualify for early parole, California court rules The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that inmates who have been convicted of nonviolent sex crimes may be...

 

LA District Attorney Gascon's Prosecutors File Lawsuit to Stop Him 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 i...

 

Borderline Bar and Grill Shooter Used Bar's Surveillance System to Ambush Police as They Arrived to Help, and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

New L.A. County D.A. George Gascón's reforms are hitting courtrooms, and at least one judge wasn't happy The sweeping directives Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón issued on his...

 

LAPD Captain humiliated by nude photo can sue; FBI owes money to Muslims put on no-fly lists and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courthouse News Service: Judge OKs trial for LAPD captain humiliated by photo distribution A veteran Los Angeles police captain who says she was subjected to a hostile work environment after a nude...

 

No Parole for Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten and other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Juvenile justice reform's legal challenge impacts Santa Cruz child murder case Adrian "A.J." Gonzalez, now 21, was arrested and charged with murder as a 15 year old. The...

 

5X More Mask Use in Crimes and other stories: Calif. Supreme Court says February bar exam will be online

Alleged cop killer whose 1988 conviction was overturned sent to state hospital for psychological evaluation A San Bernardino Superior Court judge on Thursday, Nov. 19, remanded Dennis Mayfield to...

 

Child-killer released from prison early due to COVID-19 edict and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Governor Newsom appoints 10 to Los Angeles Superior Court Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday made 10 appointments to the Los Angeles Superior Court, among 19 selections for judgeships...

 

Los Angeles DA-elect George Gascón meets with Black Lives Matter and other Criminal Procedure News Stories

In an appearance on FoxNews, newly elected George Gascón laid out initiatives for his first term as Los Angeles County District Attorney Los Angeles District Attorney-elect George Gascón outlined...

 

UC Barred from Using Standardized Tests in Admissions and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge rules that passage of SB 394 violated state Constitution Instead of having the opportunity to present his case before the parole board next summer, convicted murderer...

 

Court Throws Out Terrorism Enhancement for Suspect Caught Speaking About Killing Thousands for ISIS in the Bay Area, and other stories

California Court of Appeal takes unusual course of issuing apology: Div. Three of the Fourth District Court of Appeal yesterday did something courts seldom do: It issued an apology to counsel for...

 

San Quentin must release or transfer half its prisoners because of lack of COVID care, court rules and other stories

Courts & Rulings Gang member's life prison sentence upheld for Long Beach student's murder A state appeals court panel Thursday rejected an appeal filed on behalf of a gang member serving a life...

 

Monday Morning Memo: California alleged rapist awaiting trial for 14 years ordered freed and other stories

Courts & Rulings Officers who arrested man for photography have immunity The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed an order denying summary judgment to three Department of Veterans...

 

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