Wednesday, July 19, 2017
California is on the precipice of overhauling its unjust bail system. Now, a group of judges, currently in apology mode over a party where revelers ridiculed incarcerated people of color, is lobbying for a watered down bail reform bill.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SF Examiner profiles our immigration attorney, Francisco Ugarte.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to deport millions of immigrants is an attack on thousands of San Francisco families. The most effective way to defend them? Arm them with lawyers.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Read Jeff Adachi’s article on the Trump presidency on Medium.
Monday, April 25, 2016
PBS News Hour profiles the San Francisco Public Defender’s innovative Bail Unit.
Friday, February 12, 2016
I do. You should too.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Read Jeff Adachi’s Op-Ed on the dangers of cutting peremptory challenges.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
“We cannot fathom why the governor is pushing a failed proposal that has been rejected numerous times by the Legislature,” countered San Francisco County Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who called the proposal “a sham.”
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
If the Police Commission makes the wrong decision today, we will lose the ability to require officers to write down their independent recollection as to what happened… It will destroy one of the main reasons to have the body cameras in the first place: to provide a check and balance between the police perception and video evidence.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Jami Tillotson’s arrest was shocking. It’s also part of a pattern of mistreatment of public defenders. Read Jeff Adachi’s column in the Daily Journal.