Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Public Defender

The “Old Boys Club” is alive and well in SF

Annual Boys Night Out event gathers power players and media elite -- no girls allowed.  By Marke B.  The optics are disastrous. In the picture taken last night, freely shared on...

Behind the “protest” at the Examiner

Was the point to complain about the politics of a story -- or about a reporter calling out a politician? By Tim Redmond JULY 29, 2015 -- You don’t see picket...

Democratic Party buckles on police reform

Modest resolution from Racial Justice Committee defeated by last-minute "substitution" that only praises the SFPD By Tim Redmond JULY 23, 2105 – Hene Kelly, a longtime teacher, union activist, and member...

The Agenda, June 29-July 5: Mark Farrell’s attack on tenant advocates ….

... And why some say San Francisco needs a Housing Commission to deal with the biggest issue in the city By Tim Redmond JUNE 29, 2015 – The way most of...

Sunshine proposal moves forward — but fate is uncertain

Full board and mayor still have to sign off on mandate that all city officials keep public appointment calendars By Richard Knee JUNE 2, 2015 – Legislation aimed at making it...

The Mission comes to City Hall

Huge crowd fills the rotunda and demands that the mayor recognize the emergency in the community By Tim Redmond MAY 8, 2015 -- At least 500 people, maybe more, packed the...

Why have problem cops stayed on the force all these years?

Text messages snare five -- but were these really the only examples? MARCH 17, 2015 – Public Defender Jeff Adachi told reporters today that as many as 1,000 criminal cases...

SF cops arresting lawyers is, sadly, nothing new

30 years ago, the ACLU sued and won a consent decree to prevent exactly what happened to a public defender in January   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 4, 2015 -- There’s an...

SF risks a bad decision on cops and disability law

ACLU calls on city attorney to drop Supreme Court appeal in police shooting case By Tim Redmond JANUARY 13, 2014 – On Aug. 7, 2008, two San Francisco police officers kicked...

Tom’s Town: Why were top SF officials so quiet on the police brutality issue?

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 5, 2014 -- It has been difficult, if not impossible, to focus on anything in the news besides the utterly demoralizing non-indictments coming out of Ferguson...