Fool Me Once, Fool Me Twice
by Nicole Yelich
Feb 11, 2018

The jury who awarded Elaine Brown with a $3.77 million verdict against the City of Oakland never heard about two other incidents in recent years where Brown allegedly instigated a verbal-turned-physical assault with a hotel employee, and a profanity-laded DUI arrest while driving on a suspended license.

The judge who presided over the case deemed the instances “unfair and highly prejudicial."