December 11, 2019

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Pacific Time

ACS Los Angeles: L.A. County District Attorney Candidate Debate

California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

On March 3, 2020 Angelenos will be voting for their next Los Angeles County District Attorney. This district attorney race has the power to transform criminal justice efforts in the county, joining a national tide of new progressive leadership. Both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times have called this upcoming election the "most important DA race in the country.” 

In preparation for such an important election, join the ACS Los Angeles Lawyer Chapter and the L.A. Coalition for DA Justice and Accountability for a candidate debate where you can learn more about the power of district attorneys and the 2020 candidates. During the debate, you’ll hear directly from candidates Richard CeballosGeorge GascónJackie Lacey (invited), and Rachel Rossi. The discussion will be moderated by Jody Armour.

Don’t miss this debate and an opportunity to learn more about the candidates running for the most powerful elected position in our local criminal legal system. 


Richard Ceballos, Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office

George Gascón, Former District Attorney for the City & County of San Francisco; Former Assistant Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department

Jackie Lacey, District Attorney of Los Angeles County (invited)

Rachel Rossi, Of Counsel, Cohen Williams LLP; Former State and Federal Public Defender

Moderated by:

Jody Armour, Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Light refreshments will be served. Parking is $15. If you cannot afford the $15, there will be need-based reimbursements. 


ACS does not endorse any candidate or political party. Views expressed by the speakers reflect their individual opinions and should not be attributed to ACS.