Tourist Attack Case Thrown Out

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.

Man Acquitted of Champagne Bottle Attack on Dubstep Fan

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.

Mo’ MAGIC to Hand Out 1,200 Backpacks Saturday to Kids in Need

Western Addition Health Fair and Backpack Giveaway to be held Aug. 10.

Read Jeff Adachi’s Talk on Implicit Bias

From neuroscience to the Trayvon Martin case, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi tackles the subject of implicit bias.

Jeff Adachi to Address Unconscious Bias

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.

Man Sprayed with Bear Repellent Acquitted of Felonies

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.

Tourist Acquitted of Attacking MUNI Driver

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.

Man Acquitted of Murdering Husband

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.

Giants Reveler Acquitted in 2012 World Series Attack

A reveler accused of hurling a bottle at police during the World Series celebration last year was acquitted of all charges following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Man Acquitted of Murder in Hippie Hill Death

A skateboarder accused of causing a man’s fatal heart arrhythmia following a confrontation on Golden Gate Park’s “Hippie Hill” has been acquitted of murder and robbery, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

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