ACLU Calls On LA District Attorney to Abolish Death Penalty Sentencing

Nicole Rojas
Jun 24, 2019 - 9:16

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has called on Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey to end the use of death penalty sentencing in Los Angeles. The organization also released a report that revealed only people of color have been given death sentences during Lacey’s tenure. The report, which was released on June 18, found that 22 people have been sentenced to death since Lacey was first elected in December 2012. Of those 22 defendants, 13 were Latinx, eight were Black, and one...

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