Legal Fees

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announces to reporters he refuses to resign his post following an ultimatum by Mayor Ed Lee, March 20, 2012. (CBS)

Suspended SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Asks City To Pick Up His Legal Tab

Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi asked the City of San Francisco to pay for his legal bills as he faces an ethics commission hearing, but the city attorney is saying no thanks.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland To Pay Legal Fees In Police Strip Search Case

The lawyers for two men whose pants were pulled down by Oakland police on a public street are getting more than $832,000 in legal fees paid by the city.