Inside LADA

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...

December 13, 2019: No Goodwill in Charity Scam

En Español

When donating to a charity, make sure the money is going to the right cause and not into a crook’s pocket.Read more...

November 22, 2019: LADA Employees Receive Awards at 40th Annual Jemison Awards

On November 21, four Los Angeles County District Attorney employees were recognized at the 40th annual Jemison Awards ceremony for their exemplary dedication to the office and the community.Read more...

November 19, 2019: Spotlight: Preliminary Hearing Unit

Energetic and tenacious prosecutors lay the groundwork and test the veracity of witnesses and evidence in the Preliminary Hearing Unit, which conducts thousands of mini trials each year.Read more...

November 15, 2019: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files First Investigative Genetic Genealogy Case in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that a 64-year-old man has been charged with the murders of two women using investigative genetic genealogy to help solve the decades-old crimes.Read more...

November 14, 2019: District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s Conviction Review Unit Exonerates Los Angeles Man

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey on Tuesday announced the release from prison of Ruben Martinez Jr., a man wrongfully convicted in 2008 for a series of armed robberies in Boyle Heights.Read more...

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