Join us Tuesday, Feb. 20 in front of the Hall of Justice as we call for an end to money bail and ensure people know how recent changes to the bail laws will benefit their loved ones. Simultaneous rallies will be held at courthouses across California.
A homeless man was acquitted of criminal threats after jurors saw footage of a police officer in the case appearing to intentionally turn off his body camera while talking to the man’s accuser, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A man falsely accused of masturbating in public has been cleared of sex charges after a jury determined he was unloading stolen candy from his trousers, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A case involving a San Francisco retiree jailed for allegedly stealing cologne has sparked a legal decision that promises to transform California’s approach to bail, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
After a yearlong legal saga, criminal charges were dismissed Thursday against 11 people arrested after linking themselves together on the Caltrain tracks during an inauguration day protest, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
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Public Defender Manohar Raju completed Implicit Bias Training on 01/13/2020 as required by San Francisco Administrative Code Section 16.9-28.