Inside LADA

February 13, 2020: District Attorney and Code for America Announce Dismissals of 66,000 Marijuana Convictions

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Code for America today (Feb. 13) announced that nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions eligible for relief under Proposition 64 will be dismissed as part of their cutting-edge partnership. Read more...

February 12, 2020: Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey Honors Four Individuals for Courageous Acts

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey today presented Courageous Citizen Awards to four individuals who intervened to stop violent crimes against others and then assisted prosecutors by agreeing to provide crucial eyewitness testimony in court. Read more...

February 11, 2020: Spotlight: Entertainment Industry Sex Crimes Task Force

District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s Entertainment Industry Sex Crimes Task Force filed sexual assault charges against film producer Harvey Weinstein last month.Read more...

February 5, 2020: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Praises Pardon for Civil Rights Leader

District Attorney Jackie Lacey thanked Governor Gavin Newsom today (Feb. 5) for posthumously pardoning American civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin.Read more...

January 24, 2020: Fraud Alert: Crooks Target Seniors with Blessing Scams

En Español

Seniors with deep religious or spiritual beliefs, particularly those in immigrant communities, should be aware of a hoax that exploits those ideas and can result in the loss of cash and valuables.Read more...

January 22, 2020: LADA Prosecutes Complex Cases Through Second Chair Program

When a complex case comes into the office, it may require additional resources: another attorney to go through thousands of pages of evidence or provide legal expertise, such as reviewing forensic or cyber evidence, or interviewing a child witness.Read more...

January 21, 2020: Spotlight: Automobile Insurance Fraud Division

In a land of automobiles, where exotic and luxury vehicles are commonplace, prosecuting organized auto theft relies on a team approach.Read more...

January 10, 2020: Fraud Alert: Scammers Try to Pass Off Puppies as Purebreds

En Español

People in the market for a recognized dog breed should be careful they don’t get a mutt in purebred clothing.Read more...

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