Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: criminal justice

Supes move forward with jail that we might not need

$240 million project that nobody has seen and that might be obsolete the day it opens gets preliminary approval from board members who say they don't like it. Go...

Why would any SF politician want the endorsement of the Police Officers Association?

Given the SFPOA's recent track record, you have to wonder if the backing of that group is really something to be proud of By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2015 -- A...

Prosecutors almost always get grand jury indictments. Except in Ferguson

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – The news that a Ferguson police officer would not be indicted hit just as my investigative reporting class at City College was starting....

What to look for in the dueling autopsies of Michael Brown

By A.C. Thompson Ed note: A.C. used to work for me at the Bay Guardian, and I thought this piece he wrote might be useful not only for discussions about...

Politics on Tuesday: The guv and criminal justice

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 -- Governor Brown has a strange thing with criminal justice. They guy was a Jesuit (you know, forgiveness and redemption and all that) but...

Tax-break tech hiring a bust in the Tenderloin

By Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link SEPT 15, 2014 – When the Twitter tax break was signed, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office had high hopes that the...

The End of the Death Penalty in California?

By Tim Redmond JULY 17, 2014 – A conservative federal judge from Southern California may have done what progressives have been trying to do for years: end the death penalty...

Some reality about the Mirkarimi vote — and the Ron Conway attack piece

By Tim Redmond MAY 14, 2014 -- Our local billionaire tech lord has injected the Ross Mirkarimi vote into the 17th Assembly District race – in a really vicious way....

Picking Cotton, Playing Pro Basketball, or Being the President of the United States. Hmmmm…..

By Eva Paterson This is personal. The Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors. I watched the beginning of the game along with most of the nation to see the aftermath of...

Police take heat over Bernal shooting

A huge crowd challenged the police version of the death of Alejandro Nieto By Laura Waxmann MARCH 27, 2014 -- Grief and anger were mirrored in the faces of friends and...