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Trial for Class Action Lawsuit Over Troubled Women’s Prison Slated for June 2025

Composite photo showing two women: Mary Inman on the left, smiling with short, curly hair, wearing glasses on top of her head, and a dark jacket; Poppy Alexander on the right, smiling with shoulder-length hair, wearing a dark blazer, sitting with hands clasped. Both are partners at the whistleblower law firm Whistleblower Partners, LLP.

BONUS: The Whistleblower Playbook | S2: New Folsom

A watercolor drawing shows a white man on the witness stand in a courtroom with his head in his hands. A female judge in a black robe looks on, and another woman stands facing the man.

David DePape Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Attack on Nancy Pelosi's Husband

A courtroom sketch of a person with long hair holding a hammer in a plastic bag and pointing at another person as a judge and jury watch on.

Prosecutors to Push for Terrorism Enhancement in Sentencing of David DePape, Who Bludgeoned Paul Pelosi in 2022

SF Jury Acquits Man Accused of Castro Hate Crimes After Nearly a Year in Jail

Family of Man Suffocated by Antioch Police Restraint to Get $7.5 Million Settlement

A woman in a dark-blue jacket that says 'Crisis Intervention Specialist' on the back walks through a BART train.

'We Approach in Peace': Are BART's Efforts to Help People in Crisis Working?

A young woman with a bullhorn leads protesters on the street holding signs.

Antioch Police Targeted Black People With Dogs and 40mm Launchers, Suit Alleges

A man stands in a park with five dogs on leashes

Neighbors to Rally in Support of Black SF Man Who Received Racist Threats

Incarcerated women in beige outfits work at sewing tables.

State Prisons Offset New Inmate Wage Hikes by Cutting Hours for Some Workers