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.

Sister Helen Prejean: Together We Can End the Death Penalty

Sister Helen Prejean speaks at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. Hosted by Temple Emanu-El. Co-sponsored by the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office and Rosen, Bien, Galvan & Grunfeld LLP. Followed by a book signing by Sister Helen Prejean. Sister Helen’s books will be available for sale.     Video of Sister Helen Prejean speaking at […]

Maintenance Man Acquitted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon

A San Francisco maintenance man falsely arrested after security guards mistook a piece of hardware he was holding for a weapon has been cleared of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Iraq Veteran Acquitted of Assault During Barroom Brawl

An Iraq war veteran with no criminal record was acquitted of punching a 66-year-old woman during a chaotic dance floor melee, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

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