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News, The Snitch Pro-Johannes Mehserle Rally Still On For Today

Pro-Johannes Mehserle Rally Still On For Today

Despite legions of Bay Area residents' simultaneously thinking "this will end poorly," the mysterious organizers of today's pro-Johannes Mehserle rally in Walnut Creek are still moving full speed ahead. Demonstrators are scheduled to rally today at 2 p.m.in favor of…
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News, The Snitch Disgraced BART Cop Hires Barry Bonds' Lawyer -- But Don't Expect a Legal Home Run

Disgraced BART Cop Hires Barry Bonds' Lawyer -- But Don't Expect a Legal Home Run

While the general public probably recognizes Rains primarily for his work representing Barry Bonds, in local legal circles he's known as the go-to guy for cops accused of misconduct. Rains most (in)famously represented one of the Oakland officers nicknamed "The…
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News, The Snitch Shoot First: Mehserle Likely Only Bay Area Cop Ever Charged With Murder for On-Duty Killing

Shoot First: Mehserle Likely Only Bay Area Cop Ever Charged With Murder for On-Duty Killing

Just like Johannes Mehserle, we can't give you a straight answer -- but the former BART police officer appears to be the first Bay Area cop to ever find himself charged with murder following a job-related shooting. Jim Chanin, a…
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Old Rivals

Good ol' lovable Barry Bonds*. So how does the Giants slugger celebrate breaking the most cherished record in all of sports? Why, by hiring himself yet another new lawyer, Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris, who immediately let the media…
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