Thursday, September 23, 2010
The San Francisco-based Women’s Intercultural Network will honor Public Defender Jeff Adachi with its Jedi Knight Award for “men of good will” who have supported women’s issues and social justice in California.
Thursday, September 9, 2010
A man accused of gunning down a nightclub patron in 2007 was found not guilty Thursday following a six week trial that revealed police misconduct and witness tampering.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
A man accused of hitting a Mission District pedestrian with his minivan as she rushed home to watch Grey’s Anatomy was acquitted Monday afternoon of hit-and-run.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Motel resident Willie Smith, 42, was accused of pushing his way into a neighbor’s room, spraying the man with air freshener, eating his Snickers bar and threatening to urinate on him.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
The MAGIC Program’s Back-to-School Celebration and Backpack Giveaway, the largest of its kind in San Francisco, will kick off the academic year Saturday, Aug. 14 by distributing 4,500 new backpacks stuffed with school supplies to kids and teens.
Thursday, August 5, 2010
A court rejected a bias claim lobbed by the San Francisco District Attorney against a judge overseeing evidence issues in the crime lab scandal, ending prosecutors’ efforts to remove the judge from the case.
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
A felony burglary case took a dramatic turn today when prosecutors dismissed charges mid-trial, hours after a public defender uncovered key evidence that exonerated her teenage client.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
A San Francisco woman accused of kicking and robbing a fellow Muni passenger was found not guilty of felony charges after a month-long trial, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Watch ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty,’ a :30 video launched by the San Francisco Public Defender’s office to remind people of their Constitutional right of presumed innocence.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
A San Francisco man who stabbed an attacker who burst into his residence was found not guilty Tuesday of second degree murder.