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Innocent Woman Acquitted of Attempted Murder

SFPD Destroys Physical Evidence During Trial; DA Disregards Exculpatory Evidence San Francisco, CA – San Francisco resident Jerniece Menefee was acquitted of attempted murder and...

Deputy Public Defender Receives The California Wellness Foundation 2007 Peace Prize...

San Francisco, CA – Deputy Public Defender Patricia Lee, a 29-year veteran of the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, will be honored with the...

Preliminary Hearing To Be Held in Hit-and-Run Case Against Mentally Ill...

San Francisco, CA – The preliminary hearing of Omeed Aziz Popal, 30, is set to begin at 9:00 a.m. on November 7, 2007, at...

Two Men Are Exonerated After Surveillance Camera Tapes Confirm Alibis

San Francisco, CA – Last week, robbery and assault charges against two men were dismissed based, in part, on videotaped evidence from San Francisco...

Chief Attorney Teresa Caffese Presents on the LaShuan Harris Trial at...

San Francisco, CA – Chief Attorney Teresa Caffese, the lead defense attorney in the much publicized 2005 LaShuan Harris case, will discuss her trial...

Public Defender’s Office Victorious in Removing Another Non-Gang Member From Gang...

San Francisco, CA – The Public Defender’s Office was again able to successfully remove a person from the City Attorney’s gang list, this time...

Public Defender Adachi Victorious in Removing Non-Gang Member From Gang Injunction...

San Francisco, CA – Public Defender Jeff Adachi announces victory for his client Antonio Buitrago who was ordered excluded from the Mission gang injunction...

Report: Injunction Dysfunction

City attorney uses controversial tool against gang violence, a move critics and gang members say may do more harm than good. By Dan Verel San Francisco...

Innovative Gang Intervention Strategies Credited In Reducing Homicides in Los Angeles

San Francisco, CA - A new strategy for dealing with gangs is responsible for a dramatic decline in homicides in Los Angeles, according to...

News: Big Drop in Homicides in LA: Turnaround Due To High-Profile...

By Hector Becerra and Richard Winton, Staff Writers Los Angeles Times, September 28, 2007 Los Angeles has seen a significant decline in homicides so far this...