Man Found Not Guilty of Attack After Facebook Reveals ‘Victim’ Lied, Pimped

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.

SF Public Defender to Address Criminal Justice Reform at National Summit

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.

Colorful SF Activist Cleared in Neighbor Dispute

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.

Man Held In Bus Stop Attack Freed

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.

Young Man Not Guilty Of Robbing USF Student

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.

Man Acquitted Of Hot Oil Attack On Roommate

A man accused of throwing hot oil from a frying pan into his roommate’s face was found not guilty after a jury determined he acted in self-defense, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Dad Who Spanked Son With Belt Acquitted Of Child Abuse

A father who spanked his 11-year-old son with a belt for misbehaving in church was acquitted today of child abuse charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.

Cyclist Acquitted Of Hit-and-Run Of Elderly Pedestrian

A bicyclist accused of running down an elderly pedestrian and riding away was acquitted of all charges after a jury determined police arrested the wrong man, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Man Acquitted Of Laptop Robbery

A man charged with stealing a laptop computer after a bloody fistfight was acquitted of all charges following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Suicidal Man Beaten By Police To Receive Treatment

Incident caught on video highlights need for additional training for officers.

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