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Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Gang Injunction Hearings Drag On

Officials at Oakland’s City Attorney’s office claim lawyers for alleged gang members are purposely dragging out gang injunction court hearings to make the process more expensive.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Lawyer For Alleged Gang Members Wants Injunction Against OPD

A lawyer for reputed Norteño gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Wednesday turned the tables on city officials who are suing his clients by saying he wants an injunction against police officers who he alleges are harassing them.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

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Judge Remains Undecided On Oakland Gang Injunction

For the second time in as many weeks, an Alameda County judge on Wednesday didn’t decide whether to grant a preliminary injunction that would prohibit 40 suspected gang members from gathering in an east Oakland neighborhood.

CBS San Francisco–02/23/2011

Oakland Residents Fired Up Over Proposed Gang Injunction

An Alameda County judge is scheduled to continue hearing evidence Wednesday afternoon over whether Oakland can impose a curfew and other restrictions on dozens of suspected gang members.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

No Ruling Issued On Oakland Gang Injunction

The hearing has been continued until next Wednesday afternoon following more than two hours of testimony on Wednesday.


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Judge OKs Oakland City Hall-Connected Lawyers In Gang Case

A judge has ruled that a group of lawyers with connections to Oakland City Hall does not have to disqualify itself from representing alleged Nortenos gang members named in a city lawsuit.

CBS San Francisco–02/04/2011

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan

Oakland Mayor, City Attorney Clash Over Outside Legal Adviser

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Attorney John Russo traded barbs Tuesday over her decision to have her longtime friend and lawyer Dan Siegel act as an unpaid legal adviser for the city.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

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Activists Oppose Propose Injunction Against Oakland Gang Members

Community activists Thursday criticized Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s bid to seek an injunction against 41 alleged members of the Nortenos gang, saying that it would result in racial profiling of young Latino men.

CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

New Injunction Issued Against San Francisco Gang Members

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction to keep two rival gangs out of the Visitacion Valley neighborhood.