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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Los Angeles County is dismissi

Los Angeles County is dismissing 60,000 cannabis convictions

Los Angeles County has decided that it will dismiss nearly 60,000 cannabis convictions. Announced by District Attorney George Gascón, the policy is in line with California’s 2016 legalization of recreational marijuana. In addition to releasing individuals incarcerated for possession of a drug Read More...

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New LA district attorney introduces sweeping reforms

Los Angeles County has a new district attorney and he is making some big changes in the county’s criminal justice system. Newly sworn-in George Gascón reports that the district attorney’s office will no longer seek cash bail for any misdemeanor or non-violent, non-serious felony Read More...