In a unanimous decision published today, the California Supreme Court held that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) could share with prosecutors the names of deputies on its “Brady list” in particular cases without seeking a court order after a Pitchess motion.  The Court held that the LASD would not violate Pitchess “by

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On October 12, 2013, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 313 into law.  Effective January 1, 2014, Government Code section 3305.5 will be added to the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act (POBR).  A law enforcement agency will now be prohibited from taking punitive action, or