Thursday, December 15, 2016
an Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi today vowed to keep fighting for due process for immigrants in detention after the mayor struck a deal that fell far short of the $5 million plan to provide attorneys to all immigrants facing deportation.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
A San Francisco resident charged with fatally punching a man following an argument in line at Peet’s Coffee has been acquitted of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to deport millions of immigrants is an attack on thousands of San Francisco families. The most effective way to defend them? Arm them with lawyers.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
A new father unjustly accused of fracturing his 3-month-old son’s ribs has been acquitted of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Read Jeff Adachi’s article on the Trump presidency on Medium.
Friday, November 4, 2016
Deputy Public Defender Patricia Lee, who transformed San Francisco’s Juvenile Justice system into a national model of rehabilitation and innovation, has been honored with the Robert E. Shepherd Jr. Leadership Award from the National Juvenile Defender Center.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A man who tried to disarm a drunken relative who was fumbling around with a rifle near a BART station was acquitted of felony gun charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
A class action lawsuit seeking to end the practice of money bail in San Francisco will move forward against the city’s sheriff, a federal judge has ruled.
Friday, October 14, 2016
A man accused of breaking into his adopted brother’s apartment has been acquitted of all charges following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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.