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Lawyer said it was ‘stupid’ to smuggle witness list from jail for Your Black Muslim Bakery leader(0)

April 23, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO — With the state Bar out to strip her of her law license, East Bay attorney Lorna Brown admitted in court Tuesday that she and her former client Yusuf Bey IV jotted down the names of witnesses in the murder case of an Oakland journalist during a jailhouse visit and smuggled it past guards.

Lawyer said it was ‘stupid’ to smuggle witness list from jail for Your Black Muslim Bakery leader

Lawyer faces loss of license for allegedly smuggling hit list from jail for Your Black Muslim Bakery leader

OAKLAND — A prominent defense attorney will be fighting to keep her law license Tuesday, the latest twist in the saga of Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV’s alleged plot to kill witnesses in the murder of an Oakland journalist.

Imprisoned Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV uses Web to vow return to Oakland

Despite being locked up for three life sentences without parole, the convicted killer of journalist Chauncey Bailey vows in an Internet posting to return to Oakland “bigger and better” with “a surprise in store (for) friends and enemies.”

Former attorney for Yusuf Bey IV faces new disciplinary charges

The State Bar of California has filed new disciplinary charges against Berkeley lawyer Lorna Brown that could lead to her disbarment for smuggling documents, including an alleged hit list, out of an Alameda County jail in 2010 for her then client, former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV.


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