Family members of two men shot and killed by Salinas police are asking for a U.S. Justice Department investigation into the shootings, claiming a pattern of police brutality.
Oakland Civil Rights Lawyer John Burris To Represent Woman Captured On Video Getting Beaten By CHP Officer
Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris has joined the legal team representing a woman who was repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer while she was pinned down on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
The City of Oakland has agreed to a $110,000 settlement with the family of an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by police during a foot chase in East Oakland.
BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.
A San Francisco parking control officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing a city police officer of nearly running her over and then spitting on her as she directed traffic.
The family of a San Francisco man shot to death by police last month has taken the first legal step towards filing a lawsuit against the City and are demanding that an outside investigation of the fatal shooting is conducted.
U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced in a report on Wednesday that he was removing Thomas C. Frazier from his post as compliance director.
A civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a homeless man fatally shot by a BART police officer at a San Francisco station two years ago has been dismissed by a federal magistrate in Oakland.
Family members of a Sunnyvale man shot and killed last week by six police officers have hired Oakland civil rights lawyer John Burris who on Wednesday described the shooting as “excessive” and “inexcusable.”
A new lawsuit was filed against Chevron on behalf of more than 5,000 people Monday seeking compensation for damage caused by the catastrophic fire at the company’s refinery in Richmond a year ago.