Monday, September 9, 2013
For her three decades of advocating for children in the juvenile justice system, Deputy Public Defender Patricia Lee has been selected by the Center for Young Women’s Development (CYWD) as a 2013 Cheyenne Bell award winner.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
A husband falsely arrested after police mistook his embrace of his wife as spousal abuse has been cleared of domestic violence, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Friday, August 30, 2013
The case against a man accused of beating a tourist unconscious and stealing his Louis Vuitton wallet with $2,000 cash inside was dismissed today, less than 24-hours after jurors deadlocked, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.
Friday, August 23, 2013
A 52-year-old man accused of smashing a champagne bottle over his 30-year-old coworker’s head after the younger man changed the music from classic Michael Jackson to dubstep has been acquitted of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Western Addition Health Fair and Backpack Giveaway to be held Aug. 10.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
From neuroscience to the Trayvon Martin case, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi tackles the subject of implicit bias.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Unconscious bias in the criminal justice system – from recent neuroscience findings to the Trayvon Martin case — will be the focus of a presentation given this week by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi.
Friday, July 19, 2013
A jilted fiancé facing more than seven years in prison following a night that included grappling with a former Marine and being doused with bear repellent was acquitted of all felony charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
A Southern California man accused of attacking a Muni driver in 2010 was acquitted after being exonerated by surveillance footage, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
A man accused of fatally bludgeoning his partner of nearly 20 years was acquitted of murder following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.