FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2017 Media contact: ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy, 213.977.5252, firstname.lastname@example.org ACLU SoCal Statement on Jury Verdict in Trial of Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca The jury’s decision to convict Lee Baca for obstructing an FBI investigation into widespread abuse of jail inmates was yet another acknowledgment that for many years our county jail […]
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