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Tuesday
Apr102012

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Los Angeles County District Attorney election, court ruling, ballot designation, L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich can call himself "prosecutor" but not "Los Angeles chief prosecutor".... 

***Los Angeles Superior Court ruling that Trutanich cannot use the ballot designation "Los Angeles chief prosecutor" but that he can call himself "prosecutor."  Media reports state that both sides "claim victory."

* Los Angeles Times:  "Judge rejects Trutanich's ballot description" - "Siding with one of the city attorney's main rivals in the race for D.A., the judge rules that Trutanich's attempt to call himself 'Los Angeles chief prosecutor' on the June election ballot is misleading. However, he will be able to use the description 'prosecutor.'"

* Daily Breeze:  "Judge: L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich cannot call himself 'chief prosecutor' on DA ballot"

* LA Weekly:  "Judge Faults Carmen Trutanich For Misleading Voters, Orders New Ballot Designation"