Chris Darden on Race and Prosecution

Race is a controversial topic, especially today, but those of us in criminal prosecution cannot ignore it. I began reading Christopher Darden’s In Contempt, to get a look at how he conducted the OJ Simpson trial. Although I haven’t finished it yet, or even got to the portion of the book discussing the trial, I…More

George Gascon’s History of Racist Remarks

George Gascon was recently elected to be Los Angeles County District Attorney. In part, he won by accusing police of racism and vowing to end it. But a long-overlooked declaration calls into question his sincerity. Back in 2016, Gascon set out to investigate allegations of racism among police officers in San Francisco. He set up…More

Gascon is Hiding His New Hires

Controversial LA County District Attorney George Gascon told voters that he would be transparent. But his record shows a troubling pattern of cover-ups, both large and small. Now, he refusing to tell voters who he has hired or for what job. Critics see his refusal to answer this simple question as evidence that he will…More

LA Prosecutors’ Union Finally Gets Off the Sidelines

The Association of Deputy District Attorneys is a union for deputy district attorneys in Los Angeles. They “strive to advance a work environment that allows our members to focus on their role as the primary guardians of justice in the courts.” Despite that language, the union has remained mostly silent as DA George Gascon has…More


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