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SF cops, judge knew search warrant subject was a reporter

More details in leaks of Adachi death records show increased evidence that the city violated the state's Shield Law.

SFPD didn’t tell judge that reporter in Adachi case was a journalist

Search warrant affidavit, released today, reveals details of why cops seized Bryan Carmody's cell phone data.

Judge says cops got bogus warrant to search reporter’s phone

Reporter Bryan Carmody's cell phone records should never have been seized in Adachi death case.

Judge ducks decision on search warrants for local reporter

Is the attorney general involved? What is SFPD's role? Judge Victor Hwang just makes the case more confusing.

Cops concede that their search warrants were illegal, filing says

Legal papers assert that SFPD admitted its searches of journalist Bryan Carmody were invalid, but judge postpones ruling.

The political intrigue over the Adachi leak continues

What did the [chief, mayor, sergeant, judges] know and when did they know it? And how can the police union even begin to talk about apologies and integrity?

Under fire, SF cops announce criminal investigation of reporter

Chief Scott, in a highly unusual move, says his department is looking into conspiracy charges against a journalist who was given a leaked document about the death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi.

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

Search that embarrassed the city goes before a judge, leaving City Attorney Dennis Herrera to defend the cops in a pretty indefensible case. Plus: Harvey Milk's birthday events, UCSF and Dignity Health -- and 'politicizing' the Rent Board. That's The Agenda for May 20-26

SF to pay $13.1 million to man who was framed by cops

Settlement ends the horror story that was the Jamal Trulove case -- but none of the people charged with putting an innocent man in jail has faced any discipline. Plus: The right sign for the Harvey Milk Terminal and report that shows where the real housing crisis is. That's The Agenda for March 18-24

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

Plus: Kicking the NRA out of the SFPD, protecting the rights of minors to have a lawyer when they are questioned by the local cops -- and a Right of First Refusal for nonprofits to buy multi-family housing. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-17.