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Mo’ MAGIC to Hand Out 1,200 Backpacks Saturday to Kids in...

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Western Addition Health Fair and Backpack Giveaway to be held Aug. 10.

Read Jeff Adachi’s Talk on Implicit Bias

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From neuroscience to the Trayvon Martin case, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi tackles the subject of implicit bias.

Jeff Adachi to Address Unconscious Bias

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Unconscious bias in the criminal justice system – from recent neuroscience findings to the Trayvon Martin case -- will be the focus of a presentation given this week by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi.

Man Sprayed with Bear Repellent Acquitted of Felonies

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A jilted fiancé facing more than seven years in prison following a night that included grappling with a former Marine and being doused with bear repellent was acquitted of all felony charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Tourist Acquitted of Attacking MUNI Driver

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A Southern California man accused of attacking a Muni driver in 2010 was acquitted after being exonerated by surveillance footage, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Man Acquitted of Murdering Husband

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A man accused of fatally bludgeoning his partner of nearly 20 years was acquitted of murder following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Giants Reveler Acquitted in 2012 World Series Attack

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A reveler accused of hurling a bottle at police during the World Series celebration last year was acquitted of all charges following a jury trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Man Acquitted of Murder in Hippie Hill Death

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A skateboarder accused of causing a man’s fatal heart arrhythmia following a confrontation on Golden Gate Park’s “Hippie Hill” has been acquitted of murder and robbery, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Sister Helen Prejean: Together We Can End the Death Penalty

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Sister Helen Prejean speaks at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. Hosted by Temple Emanu-El. Co-sponsored by the San Francisco Public Defender's Office and Rosen, Bien, Galvan...

Maintenance Man Acquitted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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A San Francisco maintenance man falsely arrested after security guards mistook a piece of hardware he was holding for a weapon has been cleared of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.