LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county. She describes the work that went into it, and addresses critics who say the timing (just before an election) is suspect.
Jackie Lacey dismisses weed convictions in LA. Why now?
From this Episode:
‘Isn’t just a matter of waving a wand’: Jackie Lacey on weed conviction dismissals
LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.
10 min, 12 sec
Political forecaster: It’s about turnout, not swing voters
When it comes to national political elections, the common wisdom is that there are Democrats, there are Republicans, there are a few elusive swing voters in the middle, and...
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LAPD might be putting innocent people in the California gang database
This week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced plans to investigate the LAPD’s use of the CalGang database. The move comes after allegations that some...
6 min, 57 sec