Stories about justice system

In COVID crisis, judges decide to keep more people in jail

New rules approved in a hurried Saturday Judicial Council meeting mean longer waits behind bars for people who are not convicted of a crime.

ICE arrests at courthouse spur protests

Feds seize immigrant at Hall of Justice; it's all about creating fear.

‘Families first’ public defender enters D7 race

Vilaska Nguyen says he offers an independent alternative and criticizes mayor's planning policies.

The Chron’s embarrassing attack on Boudin just got worse

Why is SF's biggest daily running an oped from the Trump campaign attacking the new DA as a communist?

The Chron’s bizarre (but predictable) attack on Chesa Boudin

A former POA consultant is the only source for a ridiculous headline and a story that makes an ordinary political transition look like a scandal. Why?

DA Chesa Boudin sworn in with promises of dramatic reform

New DA vows end of cash bail, end of three-strikes, the start of restorative justice.

SF man faces deportation—for a crime he committed at 16

Simon Liu is a tech worker, a community volunteer, and a clear example of rehabilitation. But ICE wants to deport him to China, unless Gov. Newsom intervenes.

Four years in prison — for driving without a license?

Oakland man arrested in SF faces long prison term -- despite a jury finding him not guilty of two felonies.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17