OaklandLocal reports: Small Victory for Gang Injunction Opponents

Posted Thursday, 2/3/11:

The most recent court hearing on the controversial issue of Oakland gang injunctions has, for the time being, resulted in an apparent victory for the defense.

On February 3, Judge Robert Freedman said he was “very strongly inclined” to deny a motion by the City Attorney’s office which would have prevented civil rights attorneys Michael Siegel and Jose Luis Fuentes, of the Siegel & Yee law firm, from representing Abel Manzo, one of 40 defendants named in the “People vs. Nortenos” case.

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