Two men charged in connection with a 2014 fatal shooting at a Sixth Street hotel were acquitted today after evidence showed they acted to defend a front desk clerk under attack, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.
A homeless man who was arrested for stealing a city maintenance truck was acquitted of all charges after a jury determined he was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), a 40,000-member bar association devoted to ensuring due process for those accused of crimes.
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