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Playing a Shell Game With the Truth: The District Attorney's Evidence Policies

Marisol Orihuela | Posted 09.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Marisol Orihuela

L.A. County must keep its system fair for all defendants. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Sheriff's Department and L.A. District attorney, seeking to halt policies that could be suppressing exculpatory evidence in criminal trials.

What Every Woman Needs to Know About the Office of State Attorney General

Christine Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Bronstein

Until recently I had no idea how much control the Attorney General has over my uterus. As Attorney General, Kamala Harris will make choice a priority in her administration.

Why We Should Applaud the Polanski Case

Daniel Ammann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Ammann

The arrest of Roman Polanski by the Swiss government is becoming more and more a model case for international legal cooperation. The Los Angeles District Attorney did everything just right.

"Barely a Crime?" - An Answer to a Polanski Apologist

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Seitzman

If Jeff Norman's legal logic reigned, Roman Polanski would be "barely guilty" -- because the crime he is of committing in California is "barely" a crime in some places in Europe.

L.A. Takes Steps To Shut Down Marijuana Shops

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Clay Tepel knew there were risks to setting up a medical marijuana shop: it could lose money, be robbed or be raided by authoritie...