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LA Top Prosecutor’s “Concern” for Mental Illness Doesn’t Pass Scrutiny

Jackie Lacey, the Los Angeles district attorney, proclaims that she is taking serious steps to treat mentally ill people thrust into the justice system with dignity and respect… But digging beneath the surface of her record reveals surprisingly little substance…The reality is that DA Lacey represents a Los Angeles that has fallen behind most US cities on making a more humane justice system.

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