Criminal charges against an unarmed man shot on the steps of his home by San Francisco police officers investigating a noise complaint were dropped today, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.
California helped reshape our national understanding of justice in our criminal courts. As New York and other cities and counties throughout the country do their part, it is time for California to step up again.
An Asian man who claimed he was defending himself from a hate crime when he shot a white partygoer at a 2012 Halloween bash has been acquitted of most charges in the case, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A homeless man desperate for shelter was acquitted of burglary after a jury determined he lacked the intent to steal when he entered a Mission District residence last year, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A 25-year-old woman accused of attacking her designated driver after a drunken night at a strip club was acquitted of all charges after a jury determined she acted in self-defense, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today
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