Oakland Councilmember Seeks Damages From City After Losing LawsuitOakland city councilwoman Desley Brooks is seeking monetary damages from the Oakland City Attorney’s Office over its defense of a lawsuit brought by former Black Panther Elaine Brown, who said Brooks assaulted her.
Oakland Councilwoman Accused Of Abusing Former AideMore allegations have surfaced against Oakland Councilwoman Desley Brooks who has already cost the city millions.
Oakland To Pay $1M In Fees To Ex-Black Panther Leader Punched By CouncilwomanA judge is ordering the city of Oakland to pay about $1 million in attorneys' fees to a former leader of the Black Panthers who was injured after a councilwoman punched and pushed her.
Oakland Councilwoman Ordered To Pay $550K For 2015 Nightclub FracasAn attorney for former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown asked a jury Monday to order Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks to pay Brown between $1 million and $3 million in punitive damages for an incident in October 2015 in which Brooks pushed Brown down.
Oakland City Leader Ordered To Pay $3.7 Million To Former Black Panther After AltercationAn Oakland city council member has been ordered to pay millions after an altercation with a former Black Panther leader.
Oakland Nonprofit Leader Says Grand Jury Report Is 'A Blatant Lie'Former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown denounced a grand jury report's allegation that she has an improper dual role in receiving county funds for a nonprofit group as "a blatant lie."
Alameda District Attorney Not Charging Councilwoman Desley Brooks For Alleged AttackOakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks, who is accused of attacking Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown, won't face criminal charges.
$7M Lawsuit Filed After Alleged Assault By Oakland City CouncilwomanFormer Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown has filed a lawsuit against the city of Oakland and Councilwoman Desley Brooks over an alleged assault last year.