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March 20, 1998
The Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission has voted to uphold the district attorney's firing of veteran prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo for his handling of a 1992 assault case involving rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 1998
The Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission has voted to uphold the district attorney's firing of veteran prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo for his handling of a 1992 assault case involving rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1996
Re "Prosecutor Probed on Rap Mogul's Probation," Oct. 25: It's depressing enough when lawyers openly lie or distort facts to win cases. At least they can wrap themselves in the time-honored "justification" that every accused is entitled to the best defense available. Even more maddening is to listen to the statements of a prosecutor, such as Lawrence M. Longo, when talking about "no special treatment" for [Death Row Records owner and] convicted felon Marion "Suge" Knight (who just happens to be renting a home from me, blah blah blah, has signed my daughter to his record label, blah blah blah, dealt with my lawyer son on both deals, blah blah blah)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1997
For the second time in a month, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office has concluded that prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo should be fired for his handling of a 1992 assault case involving rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight. On Friday, the district attorney's office hand-delivered to Longo a new dismissal notice, supplementing a notice delivered Feb. 22 that alleged that Longo's actions had created the appearance of impropriety.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1997
For the second time in a month, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office has concluded that prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo should be fired for his handling of a 1992 assault case involving rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight. On Friday, the district attorney's office hand-delivered to Longo a new dismissal notice, supplementing a notice delivered Feb. 22 that alleged that Longo's actions had created the appearance of impropriety.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS and ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles district attorney's office notified prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo on Tuesday that its decision to fire him will be postponed while investigators broaden a 5-month-old probe to reexamine the plea bargain offered to rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS and ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two men assaulted five years ago by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight say that prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo urged them to accept a settlement in a civil suit that undermined the criminal case against Knight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Declaring, "The stink is already out there," a judge ruled Friday that the district attorney's office can stay on Marion "Suge" Knight's probation case--for now, at least. "Pressure's on," Los Angeles Superior Court Judge J. Stephen Czuleger said in court to Deputy Dist. Atty. Bill Hodgman, who had assured him that the entire 1,000-lawyer office was not tainted despite allegations of a possible conflict of interest involving Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M. Longo.
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October 26, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The judge overseeing the probation of Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight on Friday ordered the California attorney general's office to appear in court Monday and explain why it should not take over the case from the district attorney's office. The State Bar, meanwhile, launched a separate probe of Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The district attorney's office has referred to the state attorney general's office a "potential criminal aspect" of its investigation of Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M. Longo, sources said Tuesday. The referral, made last Wednesday, stems from a personnel investigation by the district attorney's office into financial ties that developed between Longo's family and Marion "Suge" Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, while Longo monitored Knight's probation for a 1992 assault.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS and ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles district attorney's office notified prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo on Tuesday that its decision to fire him will be postponed while investigators broaden a 5-month-old probe to reexamine the plea bargain offered to rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS and ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two men assaulted five years ago by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight say that prosecutor Lawrence M. Longo urged them to accept a settlement in a civil suit that undermined the criminal case against Knight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS and ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The district attorney's office has concluded that Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M. Longo should be fired because his family's financial ties to rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight created the appearance of conflict of interest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The district attorney's office has referred to the state attorney general's office a "potential criminal aspect" of its investigation of Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M. Longo, sources said Tuesday. The referral, made last Wednesday, stems from a personnel investigation by the district attorney's office into financial ties that developed between Longo's family and Marion "Suge" Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, while Longo monitored Knight's probation for a 1992 assault.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
She has never released a record or performed in concert, but everybody in the music business is talking about an 18-year-old singer named Gina Longo. Longo, whose stage name is simply Gina, is at the center of the latest controversy surrounding Death Row Records, whose owner Marion "Suge" Knight is in County Jail for possible probation violations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Declaring, "The stink is already out there," a judge ruled Friday that the district attorney's office can stay on Marion "Suge" Knight's probation case--for now, at least. "Pressure's on," Los Angeles Superior Court Judge J. Stephen Czuleger said in court to Deputy Dist. Atty. Bill Hodgman, who had assured him that the entire 1,000-lawyer office was not tainted despite allegations of a possible conflict of interest involving Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M. Longo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 1997 | CHUCK PHILIPS and ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The district attorney's office has concluded that Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence M. Longo should be fired because his family's financial ties to rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight created the appearance of conflict of interest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The judge overseeing Marion "Suge" Knight's probation abruptly decided Wednesday to take himself off the rap mogul's case, even as the district attorney's office declined to turn the case over to state officials because of a possible conflict of interest involving one of its prosecutors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1996
Re "Prosecutor Probed on Rap Mogul's Probation," Oct. 25: It's depressing enough when lawyers openly lie or distort facts to win cases. At least they can wrap themselves in the time-honored "justification" that every accused is entitled to the best defense available. Even more maddening is to listen to the statements of a prosecutor, such as Lawrence M. Longo, when talking about "no special treatment" for [Death Row Records owner and] convicted felon Marion "Suge" Knight (who just happens to be renting a home from me, blah blah blah, has signed my daughter to his record label, blah blah blah, dealt with my lawyer son on both deals, blah blah blah)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The judge overseeing Marion "Suge" Knight's probation abruptly decided Wednesday to take himself off the rap mogul's case, even as the district attorney's office declined to turn the case over to state officials because of a possible conflict of interest involving one of its prosecutors.
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