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NAJEE’S NOTES: Tanaka’s conviction is justice served

On April 6, justice was finally served. A jury convicted former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges. Jurors delivered guilty verdicts on one count each of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice. Tanaka now faces up to 15 years in federal prison when he is sentenced Read More…

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Tanaka to claim he was following Baca’s order

LOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to ban former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka from telling a jury he was acting on behalf of his former boss when he allegedly helped develop a plan to derail an FBI probe into deputy misconduct at county jails, court papers obtained June 25 show. Read More…