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The dismissal of 66,000 marijuana convictions in L.A. County announced Feb. 13 signals progress, says LA County Public Defender Ricardo Garcia....

Donning caps and gowns, those who had successfully completed rigorous drug treatment programs marched into Judge Karen Ackerson Gauff’s courtroom in Compton....

There has never been a more urgent need for the LA County Public Defender’s Office to be at the forefront of protecting the legal rights of noncitizens....

Joel Delarosa, 26, and Miranda Frett, 24, heard about the LA County Public Defender Homeless Mobile free clinic and took the bus there from their live-in treatment program in South LA....

LA County Public Defender attorneys, social workers and paralegals train Ugandan judges and other high-ranking officials on public defense. ...

Head Deputies Irene Nuñez and Graciela Martinez were honored Sept. 27 during the Latina Lawyers Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Awards event held at the Millennium Biltmore downtown LA....

Supervisor Hilda Solis honors Public Defender Ricardo Garcia with a scroll for his accomplishments commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month, which goes from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15....

A Civil Defense Justice Unit could thwart the downward effect of having a car impounded and not being able to pay rent while in jail, then facing eviction....