Chapman University Law Professor and former Orange County supervisor chief of staff Mario Mainero discusses the controversies enveloping the county District Attorney’s office. The discord has fueled an election challenge to incumbent Tony Rackauckas from Supervisor Todd Spitzer. But many observers are pushing for an “outsider” to enter the race. Is Mainero the answer? He discusses the state of justice in OC and whether he’ll run for DA.
Chapman University Law Professor Mario Mainero writes that with weak campaign finance enforcement by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, citizens of Orange County need to step and support a ballot initiative that provides a better enforcement approach by establishing a local commission to oversee campaign spending.