Tag: civil rights

Thelton Henderson to Retire

Thelton Henderson, the first African-American to serve as chief judge of the federal court in San Francisco’s Northern District, and the first African-American to work for the U.S. Department of Justice on voter rights cases in the South, plans to…

SF Cops Face Brutality Claim

Five San Francisco police officers must face claims they brutalized and broke the wrists of a student protester during a demonstration over the fate of San Francisco Community College. A federal judge Friday refused to dismiss the civil rights claims…

Feds Seek Max for Corrupt SF Cop

The government asked a federal judge to sentence corrupt San Francisco cop Ian Furminger to the max Friday, calling his conduct “reprehensible – ranging from criminal to juvenile.” In December, a federal jury convicted Furminger and Edmond Robles of conspiracy…