Tuesday, August 7, 2012
More than 3,000 Bayview schoolchildren will receive free backpacks, school uniforms, educational supplies and access to free resources at the annual Bayview-Hunters Point Back to School Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
A 35-year-old woman who testified that a man beat her and forced her into prostitution appears to have advertised her services as a sex worker while being provided with over $2,000 in financial incentives, including hotel accommodations, by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
Improving the education, health and futures for more than 2,000 San Francisco families in the Fillmore and Western Addition will be the focus of the Mo’ MAGIC BBQ and Backpack Giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
A man accused of attacking a woman after forcing her into prostitution was acquitted of numerous felonies after the woman’s internet postings revealed a trail of lies and exposed her as a pimp, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi will address a national audience of defense attorneys and leaders in criminal justice reform this Thursday, July 26, sharing his office’s success in raising the standards for quality defense.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Public Defender Jeff Adachi pens an open letter to the mayor.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
A beloved San Francisco character known for his rainbow-colored wig and outspoken support for both LGBT rights and medical marijuana was acquitted of violating a restraining order taken out by his neighbor, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Jeff Adachi’s commencement speech highlights promise in a time of uncertainty.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
A 35-year-old man accused of attacking a young woman at a bus stop in 2010 was released from jail after a jury acquitted him of a felony charge, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Monday, June 11, 2012
A young man facing up to 17 years in prison for the armed robbery of a University of San Francisco student was found not guilty of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.