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Jury finds man who entered Chinatown apartment by mistake Not Guilty...

SAN FRANCISCO – On Monday, December 9, 2019, a jury found Teandre Howardkidd, 27, not guilty of intending to rape a 99-year...

San Francisco Public Defender Responds to D.A. Dismissing Gun Case Against...

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, on December 4, 2019, the San Francisco District Attorney dismissed all charges against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who was accused...

Drug Court Derails SF Man’s Recovery for Eating a Cookie.

When an SF man was kicked out of a residential treatment program for taking a cookie without asking, Drug Court gave him...

PRESS CONFERENCE – SACRAMENTO 12/4/2019 at 12:30 Sacramento Immigration Coalition files...

Sacramento Immigration Coalition, Allies to File Complaint Against the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department for Illegally Handing Local Father to ICE for Deportation

FAULTY EYEWITNESS ID AND RACIAL PROFILING LANDS INNOCENT MAN IN JAIL...

SAN FRANCISCO – On November 25, 2019, a San Francisco man, Robert Thomas, was released from the county jail after being wrongfully identified as...

Four years in prison — for driving without a license?

By Tim Redmond - November 19, 2019 - 48Hills.org Four years in prison — for driving...

JURY ACQUITS ON ALL COUNTS – PROSECUTORS WANTED A LIFE SENTENCE...

SAN FRANCISCO – On Friday, November 15, 2019, a jury found Carlos Gordon not guilty on all counts of assault with a deadly weapon,...

JURY ACQUITS HOMELESS MAN OF TWO FELONIES FOR RIDING A STOLEN...

SAN FRANCISCO – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, a jury acquitted a homeless man of two felony charges after police pulled him over at...

SF’s failed ‘War on Drugs’ needs innovation to transform the status...

SF’s failed ‘War on Drugs’ needs innovation to transform the status quo by Hadi Razzaq, Managing Attorney for the...

SF’s mental health crisis: Where there’s a will, preventative, community-based treatment...

Op Ed by Danielle Harris - Director of Public Integrity for the San Francisco Public Defender's Office Published by the...