LA District Attorney George Gascón is getting intense blowback from prosecutors in his office. The union representing them says his sentence enhancement prohibition violates California’s three strikes law, which requires prosecutors to seek longer sentences for defendants with previous convictions. But Gascón stands by the legality of his new directives.
George Gascón defends new directives amid legal fight with union
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LA district attorney union sues new boss George Gascón over sentence enhancement prohibition
LA District Attorney George Gascón came into office in December with big, progressive plans. He promised voters he’d tackle criminal justice reform by fighting crime with...