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Group Sues Saying Minneapolis Disband the Police Ballot Question is Too Vague
L.A. County DA Gascón Hires Cop Hating Public Defender as High-Ranking Prosecutor

L.A. County DA Gascón Hires Cop Hating Public Defender as High-Ranking Prosecutor

The Los Angeles Police Protective League issued a statement on the hiring that reads in part: "Once again, Gascón is thumbing his nose at crime victims by hiring someone who wants to abolish prisons, defund public safety, and who has expressed outright hatred toward police officers. ...do we really need criminal defense attorneys on both sides of the aisle?"

February 25, 2021

New L.A. County DA Reopens 4 Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Cases
KY Lawmaker Wants to Change Legal Definition of "Rioting" After Colleague Charged with Rioting
CA Police Union Calls on Feds to Prosecute Man Charged with Attacking Officers After DA Drops Charges
CA Governor Signs Law Allowing Citizens to Refuse to Help Police

CA Legislation to Change Lethal Force Justification Passes Committee Hearing

The bill’s main author, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, said AB 392 prevents “unnecessary deaths” by “clarifying law enforcement’s obligations.” Weber’s team said the legislation would push officers to rely on de-escalation techniques like verbal persuasion and crisis intervention methods instead of lethal force.

April 10, 2019

Proposed California Legislation Would Limit Who Can Be Charged with Felony Murder

Proposed California Legislation Would Limit Who Can Be Charged with Felony Murder

The California legislature has sent to the governor proposed legislation that would significantly limit who can be charged under the felony murder rule—under which defendants can be convicted of first-degree murder if a victim dies during the commission of a felony, "even if the defendant did not intend to kill or did not know a homicide occurred."

August 31, 2018

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