Jury Acquits Man Of Felony Drug Sales

Following a four day trial, a jury acquitted a 49-year-old disabled man of trying to sell his pain pills to an off-duty officer in the Tenderloin, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Public Defender Jeff Adachi To Join Brady Discussion Friday

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and Assistant Public Defender Phoenix Streets will join defense attorneys, prosecutors, law professors and judges for a panel discussion devoted to Brady disclosure—the law at the heart of the citywide scandal involving dozens of SFPD employees with criminal records or misconduct allegations.

Street Performer Acquitted Of Striking Muni Agent

A San Francisco street performer accused of punching and pulling a knife on a Muni agent was found not guilty by a jury Friday afternoon, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.

Women’s Cultural Network Honors Public Defender Jeff Adachi With ‘Jedi Knight’ Award

The San Francisco-based Women’s Intercultural Network will honor Public Defender Jeff Adachi with its Jedi Knight Award for “men of good will” who have supported women’s issues and social justice in California.

Man Acquitted Of Metreon Killing

A man accused of gunning down a nightclub patron in 2007 was found not guilty Thursday following a six week trial that revealed police misconduct and witness tampering.

Man Found Not Guilty Of Hit-And-Run Of Grey’s Anatomy Fan

A man accused of hitting a Mission District pedestrian with his minivan as she rushed home to watch Grey’s Anatomy was acquitted Monday afternoon of hit-and-run.

Jury Acquits In Case Involving Snickers, Alleged Air Freshener Assault

Motel resident Willie Smith, 42, was accused of pushing his way into a neighbor’s room, spraying the man with air freshener, eating his Snickers bar and threatening to urinate on him.

4,500 Kids To Get Backpacks, School Supplies

The MAGIC Program’s Back-to-School Celebration and Backpack Giveaway, the largest of its kind in San Francisco, will kick off the academic year Saturday, Aug. 14 by distributing 4,500 new backpacks stuffed with school supplies to kids and teens.

Judge Rejects DA’s Claim Of Judicial Bias In Crime Lab Ruling

A court rejected a bias claim lobbed by the San Francisco District Attorney against a judge overseeing evidence issues in the crime lab scandal, ending prosecutors’ efforts to remove the judge from the case.

Courtroom Stunner: Case Dropped Mid-Trial, Teen Freed

A felony burglary case took a dramatic turn today when prosecutors dismissed charges mid-trial, hours after a public defender uncovered key evidence that exonerated her teenage client.

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