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Is the new public defender ending or stoking office turmoil?

Turmoil at the Los Angeles County public defender’s office may be putting the lives and liberty of thousands of county residents in jeopardy, and the immediate question is this: Is the appointment late last month of Nicole Davis Tinkham as interim public defender the problem? Or is it actually...
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