We’ve personally had a couple knock-down drag-outs in First Appearances on Sunday in felony and today in juvenile, where judges overruled the SAO’s “business-as-usual” approach to keep nonviolent offenders locked up, and to hell with the pandemic. In both cases, ASA’s told us they had no directive from their bosses at the SAO to change course from the Office’s standard approach to magistrates.
Accordingly, the following PRR’s were sent to the SAO after court this afternoon:
THE SAO RESPONSE:
THE FOLLOWING PRR WAS SENT TO BSO; RESPONSE WILL POST WHEN RECEIVED: