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Appeals court affirms dismissal of Longmire lawsuit against Oakland(0)

July 31, 2014

Sgt. Derwin Longmire, Oakland Police Department By Thomas Peele The Chauncey Bailey Project A state appellate court has upheld a lower court decision to throw out a discrimination lawsuit against the City of Oakland by a police officer who investigated the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey in 2007. Sgt. Derwin Longmire had claimed he was […]

Appeals court affirms dismissal of Longmire lawsuit against Oakland

Judge expected to throw out Sgt. Derwin Longmire’s discrimination suit against Oakland

HAYWARD — A Superior Court judge has tentatively thrown out a discrimination suit against Oakland and two police commanders brought by a former homicide detective who claimed internal investigations of how he probed the 2007 murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey were motivated by religious and racial prejudice.

Oakland police officer sues Sgt. Derwin Longmire for sexual harassment

A high-profile Oakland police sergeant, whose investigation of the Chauncey Bailey homicide was widely criticized, has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by a female officer who alleges that when she rejected his advances she was “denied backup and cover” by other officers in street situations.

GPS ruling could affect bakery leader’s appeal in Bailey murder

Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that police need a warrant before placing tracking devices on criminal suspects’ cars is likely to boost murderer Yusuf Bey IV’s appeals, but significant hurdles remain before he would get a new trial, lawyers said.

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