Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Expert witness

Insurance companies deny 100s of COVID claims; venues sue

When the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order began on March 19, owners of the East Bay music venue Ivy Room, thought that their business interruption insurance would cover the loss in revenue....

Newsom’s final try at undermining voter control of the waterfront

A judge heard closing arguments Wednesday in the State Lands Commission’s lawsuit to overturn Proposition B, which requires voter approval for new construction on the San Francisco waterfront that...

Newsom’s agency keeps trying to tell voters they have no say on waterfront

The State Lands Commission continued to make its case in court Tuesday to overturn Proposition B, which requires voter approval for new construction projects on the San Francisco waterfront...

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

In a lawsuit challenging whether voters can reject commercial developments on the San Francisco waterfront, attorneys for the State of California called an expert witness this week who questioned...

Video casts doubt on prosecution theory in Kate Steinle killing

The jury in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate saw a video of the moment when a gun fired and killed Kate Steinle today. The video, from a security...

Steinle killing was an accident, defense witness suggests

The bullet that killed Kate Steinle was probably fired from someone in a sitting position leaning forward, a defense firearms expert testified today in the Zarate Trial. Although the judge...
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A heated battle over tasers in San Francisco

The annual San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit Wednesday focused on the police department's use of force policy -- and the potential introduction of Tasers to the San Francisco...

A trainwreck of a witness on final day of Nieto case

One of the city’s star witnesses in the Alex Nieto case took the stand today, and the result was one of the worst legal train wrecks I’ve seen in...

ACCJC prez admits City College got unfair treatment

  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 28, 2014 -- In what could be a decisive moment in the City College trial, the head of the ACCJC admitted today that the agency’s decision...

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...