Monday, December 14, 2009
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi will lend his support Monday to San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos’ resolution calling on the state to reverse its discriminatory new regulations governing in-home care for the sick, disabled and elderly.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
***Note to media: Interviews with Clean Slate participants can be arranged prior to the event*** WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 3, from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm WHAT: A public reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the groundbreaking Clean Slate program, which helps those convicted of crimes in San Francisco to clear their criminal history. WHO: Dozens of participants […]
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi will ask supervisors on Wednesday to allow him to fill seven vacant positions in his office–a move that could save the cash-strapped city $926,000 while ensuring equal justice for San Francisco’s poorest residents.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
The Clean Slate Program, one of San Francisco’s original reentry programs, was established in 1999. Since then, Public Defender Jeff Adachi has continued his commitment by providing ongoing legal representation to help individuals with clearing up their criminal history records.
The Public Defender’s Office will receive an annual $80,000 grant from the Metta Fund for two years to hire a social worker who will provide additional support for Public Defender clients with major mental illness in finding and maintaining employment and eliminating barriers to employment.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi said that he plans to ask the Board of Supervisors to approve a request to fill some vacant positions in order to meet his assigned caseload.
Friday, September 25, 2009
Public Defender Jeff Adachi will lead a free public forum addressing the legal rights of San Francisco’s Chinese community, October 2, 2009 at 2pm at Four Seas Restaurant.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
“In light of the economic downturn and severe budget cuts to education, this event has never been so important,” Public Defender and MAGIC Founder Jeff Adachi said. “This year, there are more kids in need and more parents who cannot afford to provide the most essential tools required for their kids to succeed in school. Every little bit counts.”
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
It took a San Francisco jury 15 minutes to acquit Dale Powers, of Jackson, Calif., of hit and run charges stemming from an accident that he said never occurred.
Monday, August 3, 2009
San Francisco jury found Richard Carelli, 39, not guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the December 2007 death of Leonard Milo Hoskins. The jury deadlocked evenly on the charge of second degree murder.