Friday, October 3, 2014
You may think jail is a place for convicted criminals. You would be wrong. In San Francisco, 85 percent of the roughly 1,300 inmates in county jail haven’t been convicted of anything. That’s more than 1,000 men and women. They are there not because they have been found guilty but because they simply cannot afford bail.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Read San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s Op-ed in the Sacramento Bee.
Monday, July 7, 2014
In an Op-Ed, Jeff Adachi expresses support for the responsible implementation of Laura’s Law in San Francisco.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
What happens when a juror lies about his or her past during jury selection? Read Jeff Adachi’s op-ed for the Daily Journal.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Some California counties are using a legal loophole to lock up truant youth — sometimes in solitary confinement.
Monday, February 24, 2014
In a guest column in the San Francisco Examiner, Jeff Adachi expresses his support for a school board resolution banning suspensions for “willful defiance.”
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Bay Area public defenders speak out on bail reform.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi makes the case against SB 794 in a Daily Journal op-ed.
Monday, March 18, 2013
On the anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, read Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s Op-Ed on the right to counsel.