We Offer A Primer For Viewers of 60 Minutes Upcoming Broadcast on Orange County Snitch Scandal – California News

We Offer A Primer For Viewers of 60 Minutes Upcoming Broadcast on Orange County Snitch Scandal – California News

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:45 a.m.

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Tony Rackauckas, Orange County’s scandal-scarred District Attorney

Kevin McVeigh / OC Weekly

Producers at 60 Minutes announced this week they will air a May 21 CBS broadcast that will include a feature on Orange County’s notorious jailhouse informant scandal.

The controversy is sensational but also complex, especially given strenuous cover-up efforts by District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, two unapologetic politicians.

(You can watch a preview clip of the show’s OC segment HERE.)

So, we’ve collected a series of articles from various news outlets to aid the show’s viewers understand what has become one of California’s most embarrassing, ongoing criminal justice disasters.

Here you go:

How Tony Rackauckas Took A Slam Dunk Death Penalty Case And Turned It Into His Wore Crisis, OC Weekly;

With Deputies Refusing To Testify Under Oath in Snitch Scandal, It’s Time For A Federal Probe, OC Weekly;

The Orange County Informant Scandal Just Got A Lot Nuttier, The Washington Post;

Everything-You-Need-To-Know Primer For 60 Minutes Show on OC Snitch Scandal (2)

Who Wants To Free A Southern California Serial Killer? Orange County DA Tony Rackauckas, OC Weekly;

Anatomy of a Snitch Scandal: How Orange County Prosecutors Covered Up Rampant Misuse of Jailhouse Informants, The Intercept;

OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Refuses to Surrender Death Penalty Case Records, OC Weekly;

Everything-You-Need-To-Know Primer For 60 Minutes Show on OC Snitch Scandal

Another Secret Cache of Notes on Jail Informants Surface in Orange County Snitch Scandal, Huffington Post;

Meet OC & LA Law Enforcement’s Favorite Rats, OC Weekly;

District Attorney Tony Rackauckas Picks Watchdog With…

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