Thursday, June 5, 2014
A good Samaritan who offered a pinch of marijuana to soothe a stressed out stranger only to have his compassion repaid with felony charges was acquitted following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Friday, May 30, 2014
A mourner falsely accused of attacking a woman at a Mission District memorial vigil has been acquitted, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Thursday fundraiser for Mo’ Magic unites neighborhoods, nonprofits, tech.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Unique program keeps young people in the classroom and out of the courtroom.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Discussion includes recovered memories, children of incarcerated parents, and death of the jury trial.
Friday, March 7, 2014
A unique San Francisco Public Defender program that keeps young people in the classroom rather than the courtroom has been selected as a 2014 Public Managerial Excellence Award winner by the civic planning organization SPUR.
Friday, February 21, 2014
A man accused of attacking an unsuspecting library patron with a chair has been acquitted of all charges after evidence pointed to a case of mistaken identity, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Kwixuan Maloof, a managing attorney in the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, will be honored for his role in protecting the constitutional rights of the Bay Area’s poorest residents, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
A bleeding and bruised woman who fled her attacker after a night of drinking was acquitted of DUI after a jury determined it was necessary for her to drive away in order to escape grave harm, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Monday, January 27, 2014
A 22-year-old man arrested for setting a dumpster fire in the chaotic hours after the San Francisco Giants clinched the 2012 World Series has been acquitted of arson and battery on an officer, Deputy Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.