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December 19, 2012: District Attorney Lacey Comments on Federal Jury Verdict

Sandi Gibbons, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

District Attorney Jackie Lacey issued the following statement today on the jury verdict in a federal lawsuit against the District Attorney’s Office:

“After less than two hours of deliberation, a federal jury came back Wednesday with a unanimous verdict, finding that retired District Attorney Steve Cooley did not engage in retaliatory conduct.

“We are grateful for the jury's service in this matter. We look forward as an office to getting back to the business of prosecuting crime and protecting public safety.”