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Jun. 20, 2024

Superior Court Commissioner Gregory Lesser believes in second chances

Former deputy public defender says lawmakers shouldn't legislate morality.

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Los Angeles County Superior Court

LONG BEACH - Superior Court Commissioner Gregory S. Lesser always keeps in my mind that the parties appearing before him likely have never stepped inside a courthouse before.

"I've been coming to court daily for nearly 30 years, but not everyone has," Lesser said. "People come to court in crisis. They're here because there's a problem that needs resolving."

A deputy public defender for 26 years, Lesser has gained extensive exper... (continued)

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