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This month, the first-ever LGBTQ-Plus branch of the Collaborative Court has officially launched at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center downtown LA. ...

LA County Public Defender Ricardo D. Garcia gives an update on how his Office is handling the COVID-19 crisis....

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. ...