Jeff Adachi’s commencement speech highlights promise in a time of uncertainty.
San Francisco Chronicle reports our the Public Defender’s victory in a felony assault and battery case.
SF Weekly covers the acquittal of a public defender client charged with child abuse in a spanking case.
ABC 7′s Vic Lee reports on the 2012 Public Defender’s Justice Summit.
The New York Times reports on the pattern of police misconduct uncovered by the San Francisco Public Defender.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi is off to Washington D.C. this week for a national conference on criminal defense for the poor.
At the Mo’MAGIC offices in the Fillmore, high school students mingle with each other as they paint and decorate big plastic spheres with bright colors that will adorn the Davies Symphony Hall christmas tree. This is a small activity out of many that Mo’MAGIC organizes to help and unite Western Addition youth and families.
Think it’s tough finding a job in today’s economy? Just try having a criminal record to boot.Public Defender Jeff Adachi pioneered a program a decade ago that allows people convicted of minor offenses to clear their record if they can show they’ve lived crime-free since conviction.
San Francisco’s impending $522 million budget deficit may come with a silver lining: It may finally force San Francisco city leaders and the electorate to make the tough decisions needed to turn things around.
Ben Trefny of KALW’s Crosscurrents sits down with Jeff Adachi to ask him what’s going on with his work at the Community Justice Center.