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Appellate justice says change of venue major issue in Chauncey Bailey murder appeal(0)

October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for a pair of men convicted in the 2007 murders of journalist Chauncey Bailey and two other men argued before a state appellate panel on Wednesday that their clients deserve new trials, but the justices appeared more interested in a point they barely raised: Should the sensational trial have been moved out of Oakland?

Appellate justice says change of venue major issue in Chauncey Bailey murder appeal

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

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 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.”


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