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The boy’s mother says Orange County Sheriff John Mina has still never spoken to her after more than 20 years. And in the wake of the George Floyd uprisings, local activists are asking why Mina deserves to keep his job.
Aug 12, 2020
Deputies in Orange County wrote false reports about their collection and booking of evidence, according to internal audits kept secret for months.
Feb 27, 2020
Harris’s record as a prosecutor was representative of a politics of the past. The nation has moved on.
Dec 04, 2019
People held in courthouse cells were shackled for up to 15 hours a day, and some were unable to eat, change menstrual pads, or use the bathroom, advocates say.
Nov 19, 2019
A lawsuit in Los Angeles and a motion in Orange County highlight battles to get key information.
Oct 31, 2019
Advocates say Anthony Aceves’s death conforms with long-standing issues in the second-largest jail system in California.
Jul 10, 2019
Phone calls between prisoners in Orange County and their lawyers were recorded and accessed. How wide the eavesdropping was remains an open question.
Jun 28, 2019
The California county has a thin blue line that appears to protect not just the police, but also the DA’s office, criminal justice advocates say.
Jun 19, 2019
Todd Spitzer blasted Global Tel Link for recording attorney-client phone calls, but his campaign won’t call on a PAC supporting his candidacy to return the company’s lobbyist’s donation.
Oct 16, 2018