Inside LADA

March 10, 2017: A Click of a Link Can Lead to Memories, Documents Held Hostage

En Español

An inadvertent click in an email or website can lead to the unexpected download of software that locks the user out of their own computer, holding their files hostage.Read more...

March 1, 2017: D.A. Lacey Revises Brady Policy

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey today announced revisions to her office policy regarding the disclosure of exculpatory and impeachment information about peace officers and other recurring witnesses in criminal cases under the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1963 decision in Brady v. Maryland and California law.Read more...

February 27, 2017: Bert and Skippy

Two new employees have been roaming the corridors of the Hall of Justice. Staff members inevitably recognize the duo by their short legs and golden fur coats.Read more...

February 24, 2017: A Senior’s Dream Vacation Can Turn into a Nightmare with the Tourist Visa Scam

En Español

Seniors who have saved up for years to take a vacation abroad could arrive at their dream destination only to find that they have been conned.Read more...

February 10, 2017: Immigration Scams Follow Fears About Changing Rules

En Español

As changes in immigration policy take center stage, people seeking assistance should beware of fake attorneys and “notarios.”Read more...

February 8, 2017: Familial DNA Search Solves Cold Case Murder of Karen Klaas, ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer

Righteous Brothers singer Bill Medley never believed his former wife’s murder would be solved. It had been more than 40 years and the trail was cold.Read more...

January 30, 2017: Murals Brighten Children’s Waiting Room

New friendly faces greet children when they come to the District Attorney’s Office: a Stone Age panda bear, a zebra from ancient Egypt, a monkey pirate, a dancing giraffe, a hound from the Roaring ‘20s and an elephant scientist.Read more...

January 27, 2017: Storms Bring Rain, Damage and Contractor Scams Aimed at Seniors

En Español

Recent winter storms have brought the state much-needed rain but may also have caused damage to homes, leaving homeowners, especially seniors, more vulnerable to contractor scams.Read more...

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