Kamala Devi Harris (born October 20, 1964) is an American attorney. She is the 32nd and current Attorney General of California following the 2010 California state elections. Harris has worked as an author and a politician and served as District Attorney of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011. First elected in 2003, defeating incumbent district attorney Terence Hallinan, she was re-elected in 2007. Harris is the first female, African-American and Indian American attorney general in California as well as the first ethnic Indian American attorney general in the United States.
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... On August 24, 2012, the Los Angeles Times published an editorial calling on Harris to release Daniel Larsen from prison ... and ordered released, but has remained in prison because Harris' office has objected to his release on the grounds that he missed the deadline to file ... The Times editorial stated that if Harris was not willing to release Larsen, Governor Jerry Brown should pardon him ...
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