Honorable Eugene Hyman JD ’77 had a letter published on November 9, 2020 by the LA Daily Journal in response to an article criticizing domestic violence reforms proposed by newly elected Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón. Read more (subscription required).

“Under the leadership of former District Attorney Casey Gwinn, San Diego County effectively embraced the practice of victimless prosecution in domestic violence cases more than 20 years ago. Pioneering an evidence-based approach, Gwinn’s office began relying on testimony gathered from dispatcher audio or from first responders specifically trained to conduct on-scene interviews, among other forms of evidence that could collectively secure conviction in the absence of direct victim testimony.”