Defense attorneys for Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and her deputies were blasted by a federal judge Monday during a hearing on their motion to dismiss a wrongful death and discrimination suit brought against the D.A.’s office by the mother of Gemmel Moore, who was found dead of a methamphetamine overdose in Ed Buck’s West Hollywood apartment in 2017.
H/T: Los Angeles Magazine
“Why didn’t they follow up and bring charges against Mr. Buck?” Judge Cormac Carney reportedly asked defense attorney Farid Sharaby.
“Is there anything to Ms. Nixon’s concern that the reason she and others are being told to pound sand is because she’s black? I’m just trying to understand what’s a plausible basis for this—when you have specific allegations of misconduct, but you’re not meeting with these victims? You’re not prosecuting them? Why didn’t they?”
FLASHBACK to September 2019 when Ed Buck was arrested.— TheSharpEdge (@TheSharpEdge1) January 19, 2020
"Investigators conducting a search in Buck's home found hundreds of photographs of men in compromising positions."
Blackmail material?https://t.co/5dJN1ekFDQ pic.twitter.com/TzaIWqfiMG
When will Manu Raju examine Schiff's relationship with Ed Buck? He won't. pic.twitter.com/dW8anzRKGO— FactPush (@FactPush) January 19, 2020