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Tag: Eliana Lopez

Former SF Mayor Art Agnos: Mirkarimi Prosecution is Political; Legal Analyst: Gascon Had No Choice

March 9, 2012 | 4:39 pm

Former SF Mayor Art Agnos: Mirkarimi Prosecution is Political; Legal Analyst: Gascon Had No Choice

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The trial of Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi on three misdemeanor charges related to an alleged incident of domestic violence against his wife, Eliana Lopez, is plodding along. A jury has not yet been seated, with a couple of hundred people already weeded out based on their answers to a nine-page questionnaire. Legal motions from the defendant […]

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Video of Mirkarimi’s Wife Can Be Used as Evidence, Appeals Panel Rules

March 9, 2012 | 10:50 am

Video of Mirkarimi’s Wife Can Be Used as Evidence, Appeals Panel Rules

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(Bay City News) A key piece of video evidence can be used as evidence in the upcoming domestic violence trial against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, appellate division judges ruled today. The three-judge panel from the San Francisco Superior Court’s appellate division had been considering whether to allow the use of a 55-second video recorded […]

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Judge Declines Eliana Lopez Request to Bar Video in Mirkarimi Trial; Jury Selection Begins

February 29, 2012 | 12:32 pm

Judge Declines Eliana Lopez Request to Bar Video in Mirkarimi Trial; Jury Selection Begins

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Laird Harrison is at the Ross Mirkarimi trial today and reports the following: Judge Garrett Wong dismissed a motion by the lawyer for Ross Mirkarimi’s wife, Eliana Lopez, to bar video of her on the night of his alleged attack as evidence in the trial. The video shows a bruise on Lopez’s arm, which prosecutors […]

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