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Los Angeles City Attorney Candidate Debate Being Held on February 15, 2001 at UCLA School of Law


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  

Contact:   
Michael T. Elliott
213-896-6450
telliott@lacba.org  

The Individual Rights Section and the State & Local Government Law Practice Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association are sponsoring a debate between the candidates for the position of Los Angeles City Attorney on February 15, 2001 at the UCLA School of Law.  

Possible topics of discussion include: The LAPD Rampart scandal, implementation of the Federal Consent Decree, homelessness, gun control, litigation against the tobacco industry, city contracts with the Boy Scouts of America, among others.  

The Individual Rights Section monitors and addresses legislation and initiatives affecting individual rights, in both Sacramento and Washington. The State & Local Government Law Practice Section is composed of attorneys practicing in the field of governmental law, including career members of the staff of city attorneys, county counsels, attorneys general and private attorneys representing public agencies on a contract or other regular basis.  

The Los Angeles City Attorney Candidate Debate is an opportunity to hear the candidates discuss their views on the important issues the city faces every day. The candidates debating are: Lea Purwin D'Agostino, Deputy District Attorney; Rockard J. Delgadillo, Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles; Michael N. Feuer, Los Angeles City Councilmember; and Frank M. Tavelman, Deputy District Attorney. The moderator for the debate will be Patt Morrison of the Los Angeles Times, and Elizabeth Cheadle, Assistant Dean of the UCLA School of Law, will make introductory remarks.  

Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the debate running from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Please send your registrations to lcordova@lacba.org or by phone at (213) 896-6421. When registering, please refer to code #513DB15. The debate is FREE to all attendees. However, please register in advance.  

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) is the largest local voluntary bar association in the nation with a membership of 25,000+ attorneys. The County Bar is extensively engaged in advancing the administration of justice, and meeting the professional needs of the legal community. For more information on LACBA, visit www.lacba.org


 

     





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