Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Public Defender Jeff Adachi pens an open letter to the mayor.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Jeff Adachi’s commencement speech highlights promise in a time of uncertainty.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
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.
Monday, June 11, 2012
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.
Friday, June 8, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle reports our the Public Defender’s victory in a felony assault and battery case.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
SF Weekly covers the acquittal of a public defender client charged with child abuse in a spanking case.
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.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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.