Tuesday, May 15, 2018
By Evan Sernoffsky SF Chronicle David, a 76-year-old Vietnam veteran, found himself in San Francisco County Jail in mid-January after a fight with his abusive partner. He had no idea how to get a lawyer, how to get his HIV medication or when he’d even get out. “I had never been to jail and the […]
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Read the SF Public Defender’s op-ed in the San Francisco Examiner.
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
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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.”