Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Public defenders, private attorneys and forensic experts will convene Thursday, March 25 to discuss next-steps following evidence of widespread evidence tampering in the San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab and call for the city’s crime lab to be managed by independent scientists.
An Army veteran and Dean’s List student who was prosecuted over a legally-registered, unloaded gun was found not guilty by a San Francisco jury Wednesday.
Friday, March 19, 2010
A motorist acted in self-defense when he used a knife to fend off a an off-duty San Francisco police officer during a road rage incident, a jury found Friday.
Friday, March 12, 2010
A man who claimed he was trying to roll up the window of an unattended car was acquitted by a jury Thursday afternoon of felony auto burglary and receiving stolen property, Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
People charged with drug offenses in San Francisco may have their cases dropped or convictions overturned due to alleged evidence tampering and substandard conditions in the police crime lab, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced Wednesday.
Friday, February 26, 2010
Kwixuan Maloof, managing attorney in charge of the San Francisco Public Defender’s office, explains why the Pretrial Diversion program is the bullet train to traditional justice’s lumbering freight.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Public Defender Jeff Adachi is off to Washington D.C. this week for a national conference on criminal defense for the poor.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi will be among the featured speakers this week at U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s national conference on criminal defense for the poor.
Friday, February 12, 2010
A man accused of spitting in a parking enforcement officer’s face was acquitted by a San Francisco jury Thursday afternoon.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
A woman who believed she was rescuing a lost dog from Union Square traffic was acquitted of stealing the animal by a San Francisco jury Wednesday.