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Chesa Boudin’s replacement named as Brooke Jenkins

SAN FRANCSICO (KRON) — Brooke Jenkins has been named the new District Attorney of San Francisco. She replaces former DA Chesa Boudin who was removed from office after last month’s special recall election.

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District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman confirmed the news to KRON4 Thursday afternoon. Confirmation of Jenkins’ appointment was later corroborated independently to KRON4 by a representative from the San Francisco Mayor’s Office.

Jenkins previously served as assistant district attorney from 2014 until October 2021. She resigned in her role to lead the effort to recall Boudin leading up to June’s election, and now Jenkins will be his replacement.

“I left the District Attorney’s office and joined the recall campaign because Chesa Boudin no longer allows the DA’s office to be a voice for victims, particularly victims of color” Jenkins tweeted in May.

Jenkins will serve in her role as the city’s district attorney until, at the very least, after November’s election. It’s possible Boudin could run for district attorney again in that election.

San Francisco Police Department Chief Bill Scott sent his congratulations to Jenkins in a tweet. “I know Brooke

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Boudin opponent named to replace him as San Francisco district attorney

Boudin was recalled during California’s June 7 primary election with 55% of voters choosing to remove him amid claims that his progressive agenda was leading to uninhibited crime levels.

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Jenkins’ appointment at a Thursday evening news conference. Jenkins will serve as the district attorney until November, when she will run as a candidate in a special election to decide who will fill Boudin’s term through 2023, the mayor’s office said.

“I have no doubt that the person who is going to strike that balance and work with me and members of the board and members of our public safety teams and develop good relationships in order to bring about justice in this city in a fair and diplomatic way is no other than the next district attorney for the city and county of San Francisco, Brooke Jenkins,” Breed said.

Jenkins said that this is a moment to “take back our streets,” and that violent and repeat offenders will “no longer be allowed to victimize our city without consequence.”

“San Franciscans do not feel safe and concerns surrounding public safety have become their number one concern,” Jenkins said at the news conference. “The paramount

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Atlanta lawyers will rep anyone prosecuted for abortions for free

Attorney Drew Findling issued a similar statement following the decision.

“The Findling Law Firm is committed to fighting to restore a woman’s right to choose which has been destroyed by the Supreme Court in the Dobbs decision,” he said. “We will defend anyone prosecuted under Georgia’s anti-abortion ‘heartbeat law’ free of charge and do everything we can to help right this wrong through advocacy across the country.”

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Law enforcement agencies across the state are taking a wait-and-see approach in enforcing the Georgia abortion law until it actually goes into effect. House Bill 481, which was signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp in 2019, outlaws most abortions when a doctor can detect fetal cardiac activity, which is typically around six weeks of pregnancy.

The law has been stalled by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which was awaiting the Supreme Court decision. On Friday afternoon, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said his office had filed a notice in the 11th Circuit requesting a reversal of the District Court’s decision and allow the law to go into effect.

Savannah Police Department spokeswoman Bianca Johnson said since abortion

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District 11 Attorney Linda Stanley’s Law License Suspended – by Jan Wondra

On Wednesday, June 1, the Colorado Supreme Court suspended the law license of 11th Judicial District District Attorney (DA) Linda Stanley for failing to complete the required continuing education credits required to maintain her legal status.

Stanley, who is in her first term, is the DA for Chaffee, Fremont, Custer, and Park counties, made an initial statement to KRDO news in Colorado Springs late today, saying that it was “not a big deal” and that law license suspensions happen. Attorneys are required to complete 45 continuing education credits over a three-year period. These days, most attorneys have completed their requirements online and less than one percent of attorneys fail to fulfill this standard requirement.

According to the Wet Mountain Tribune, Stanley was sent three notices by the state of Colorado, reminding her of the requirement, and the actions the state must take if the requirements were not met. The notices apparently went unanswered.

11th District DA Linda Stanley has had her law license revoked for failing to complete the required continuing education credits Courtesy photo.

Stanley has faced criticism from more than one front. Prior to withdrawing the DA’s murder charges against Chaffee resident Barry Morphew, Stanley’s team found

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Viewpoint: What kind of deal is attorney Billy Gibbens cutting for DA Jason Williams?

Danae Columbus

Jason Williams completes the paperwork to run for district attorney in 2019. He was elected on promises to reform the criminal justice system.

With District Attorney Jason Williams’ tax fraud trial scheduled to start in six weeks, now is the time that a seasoned defense attorney like Billy Gibbens would be putting the final touches on the best deal he could strike for his client, in this case Williams. Williams and his former law partner Nicole Burdett are charged with trying to inflate $700,000 in tax write-offs between 2013 and 2017.

Though the attorneys at Tuesday’s pretrial hearing said they were “ready for trial,” they could have meant that federal prosecutors are not yet ready to announce the terms of any agreement.

The best deal Gibbens could hope for probably involves Williams pleading guilty to one or two counts and receiving a suspended sentence with house arrest and a big fat fine. In that scenario, Williams would also forfeit his law license and be removed from office. After three years, Williams could ask the Louisiana Supreme Court to reinstate his law license and, if successful, practice civil law. Williams has already begun accepting civil cases at his private

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