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Gressett arbitration ruling posted

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 3:14 pm in Contra Costa County.

Arbitrator Norman Brand’s scathing indictment of how the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office handled the personnel investigation into allegations of a rape of one its young female lawyers by prosecutor Michael Gressett has been posted below.

Read my colleague John Simerman’s latest stories on the subject here and here.

The arbitrator dismissed all six charges the county based its decision to fire Gressett. He was reinstated into his job with back pay and layer’s fees, but still faces the criminal case, which is being handled by the Attorney General’s Office.

Michael Gressett Arbitration Ruling

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