Tuesday, January 5, 2010

SF Judges Accused of Bias Against Tenants

A scathing article published today in the online newspaper BeyondChron.org criticizes San Francisco Superior Court judges of pervasive anti-tenant bias.

"As 2009 drew to a close, the Appellate Panel at SF Superior Court quietly upheld the eviction of long-term San Francisco resident, Susan Suval. Without any explanation, the court rubber-stamped the erroneous trial court ruling that allowed a landlord to invoke the Ellis Act despite a written agreement with the City that he would do no such thing.

The case stands as the latest example of judicial bias against renters in San Francisco’s Superior Courts. Despite its progressive political climate, San Francisco continues to be one of the worst places in California when it comes to judicial bias against tenants."

Read the full article here.

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