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The new LA County Public Defender program assists incarcerated, mentally ill and developmentally disabled clients. The award honors LA County departmental improvement efforts deserving recognition by the Board of Supervisors, Chief Executive Office, Quality and Productivity Commission and the public....

Eighteen years sober, the grandmother wearing the stylish flat cap had a rap sheet from her younger days, a past that didn’t reflect who she is now. She saw on the LA County Channel a video about record-clearing events and took action....

Not for the faint-hearted, the visit taught paralegals how Coroner’s physicians and forensic technicians conduct scientific investigations into causes and manners of sudden, suspicious or violent deaths that occur in Los Angeles County. Many of these deaths become cases handled by the Public Defender....

How do you navigate the delicate and often frightening process from the initial police stop to the point when you unfortunately find yourself in court?During LA County Public Defender’s first Open House held Aug. 10...