Recall Effort Against San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Moves ForwardWith several categories of crime rising in San Francisco as well as high-profile incidents connected to suspects with extensive arrest records, critics of San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin are about to launch the first of what may be several recall efforts.
San Francisco DA'S Announce New Advocacy Group for Police ReformDecrying the influence and political power of law enforcement unions around the state, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin and other prosecutors announced the founding of the "Prosecutors Alliance of California," an group they described as "a "first in the nation initiative" to advocate for police reform.
Former San Francisco DA, Supervisor Terence Hallinan Dies At 83Terence Hallinan, a former criminal defense lawyer who went on to become a San Francisco supervisor and then the San Francisco District Attorney died on Friday at the age of 83.
New San Francisco District Attorney Fires Multiple ProsecutorsJust two days after San Francisco's new district attorney Chesa Boudin was sworn in, the S.F. Chronicle is reporting that at least six prosecutors have been fired as Boudin reshapes the office.
Winner Of Tight San Francisco DA Race Still Days From Being AnnouncedSan Francisco's nail-biting district attorney race is split by a little more than 2,000 votes after a second day of counting.
San Francisco District Attorney Gascon Resigns; Signals Move to LAThe District Attorney of San Francisco announced Thursday he is stepping down from his position just weeks before next month's election
Harris Defends Criminal Justice Record During Iowa Town HallSen. Kamala Harris defended her California criminal justice record during CNN's town hall on Monday, rebutting some liberal criticism of her record.
Harris Takes Hits On Record As San Francisco DA, California Attorney GeneralThe senator and onetime San Francisco District Attorney and California Attorney General fielded an early hit on her criminal justice record Thursday in the form of a scathing opinion piece in the New York Times.
Eyeing 2020, Harris Addresses Past As San Francisco DA In MemoirAs she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency, Sen. Kamala Harris is taking on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as San Francisco District Attorney.
San Francisco Tips Scales In Homicide Cases Delayed For YearsIt is not uncommon to see homicide cases delayed in going to trial, but in San Francisco, it appears that justice is getting delayed many more times than in other Bay Area counties.
SF District Attorney Sues 'Angie’s List' Over Background Checking ClaimThe San Francisco district attorney is suing Angie's List for false advertising with regards to background checking their service providers.
State Appeals Court Ruling Could Change How Bail is Handled in CaliforniaAccording to a ruling from the First District Court of Appeal in San Francisco “a defendant may not be imprisoned solely due to poverty.”
San Francisco D.A. Defends Handling Of Kate Steinle Murder TrialSan Francisco's district attorney is defending the handling of a murder trial that ended with the acquittal of a Mexican man whose arrest set off a fierce national debate on immigration.
Preliminary Hearing Held For San Francisco Couple Accused Of Running Brothel In Sunset DistrictThe two Chinese nationals, Jin Shi and Linjun Wang, have pleaded not guilty to two counts of pimping and pandering.
Phil Matier: Release Of Suspect In Dodgers Fan Fatal Stabbing Splits Law EnforcementThe investigation into the fatal stabbing of a Dodgers fan near AT&T park last week has prompted a divide between police and the district attorney's office in San Francisco.