Federal Investigation Reaches Higher into the Sheriff's Department

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LA's former Under Sheriff Paul Tanaka is scheduled for trial in a federal courtroom on charges of wrongdoing in county jails. Yesterday, his co-defendant, former Captain William "Tom" Carey pleaded guilty to lying on the witness stand in another trial last year. What are the possible consequences for Tanaka — and his former boss, former Sheriff Lee Baca? Laurie Levenson is a former federal prosecutor, now a professor at Loyola Law School.

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Guest:
Laurie Levenson - professor of Criminal Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California; former federal prosecutor - @LoyolaLawSchool

Host:
Warren Olney