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 By Michele Hanisee    Crime    June 28, 2021

Nearly 90 Percent of Criminal Cases - Even for Murder - Result in Probation Under Los Angeles District Attorney Gascon's Directives

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...

 
 By Michele Hanisee    Crime    June 24, 2021

Eye-popping List of Crimes Listed as "Nonviolent" That Can Get You Out on Zero Bail in Los Angeles County

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...

 

State Legislature Continues Its Unwavering Commitment To Undermining Public Safety

The most dangerous number in Sacramento these days? 1182. That's the designation of the latest assault on public safety. Assembly Bill 1182, introduced earlier this month by Assemblymember Wendy...

 

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Programs Documented to be Total Failure

You won't find much disagreement that it is good public policy to offer rehabilitation programs for inmates to increase the odds that they will be law-abiding citizens after they're released. Good...

 

Like Being Hit By Lightning, Prop 47 Greatly Increased Property Crime in California

Pop 47 ushered in an increase in property crime statewide because many theft offenses were made inconsequential misdemeanors that carried little likelihood of incarceration. Last month the Public...

 
 By Michele Hanisee    News    June 13, 2018

Less than 50% of Victims Report Crime Victimization, Says Survey

A tremendous amount of coverage of the criminal justice system is focused on the perpetrators of crime and what should happen to them upon arrest and conviction. However, the unexplored and uncovered...

 

State Bar Runs Out of Attorneys to Prosecute, so it Prosecutes 30 year old case against Prosecutor

Statute of Limitations Must Govern State Bar Actions Last week's decision by the California State Bar to file disciplinary charges against former Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanichbased on...

 

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