Ivory Madison was the person who filmed Eliana Lopez tearfully describing the bruise that Ross Mirkarimi left on her arm. And Madison, a neighbor of the sheriff and his wife, Lopez, was the person who notified authorities about the abuse. But Madison never personally testified to the Ethics Commission about whether the sheriff should be removed from office.
In the proceedings to determine Mirkarimi’s future as sheriff, Madison submitted a detailed, 22-page declaration. Read More
Increasingly detailed perjury claims against Mayor Ed Lee will be highlighted in a much-anticipated Board of Supervisors hearing to determine if suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi should be permanently removed from elected office. Read More
It is irrelevant whether or not Mayor Ed Lee lied during his sworn testimony in the official misconduct proceedings against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, The City’s Ethics Commission effectively ruled on Thursday night. Read More
Perjury allegations against Mayor Ed Lee could get folded into the official misconduct proceedings against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, but then again, they might not.
It’s up to The City’s Ethics Commission whether to subpoena additional witnesses to challenge what the mayor said in his June 29 testimony about his decision to suspend Mirkarimi. Lee set the process in motion in March, shortly after the sheriff pleaded guilty to a domestic abuse incident involving his wife. Read More
The laborious inquest into whether suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi should be permanently removed from office seems certain to grow more complex as the panel is asked to consider perjury allegations related to recent testimony by Mayor Ed Lee. Read More
Questions about possible perjury stemming from sworn testimony by Mayor Ed Lee are intensifying, as former Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin contradicts the story the mayor presented on Friday during official misconduct proceedings against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. Read More
As attorneys for The City press their official misconduct case against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, he’s looking to an odd source to pay his legal bills — The City.
Mirkarimi argued in a letter to the City Attorney’s Office that as an elected official, he’s just as entitled to be provided legal counsel as Mayor Ed Lee, who suspended the newly elected sheriff in March after he pleaded guilty in a highly publicized domestic violence case involving his wife. Read More