Friday, February 3, 2017
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
Thursday, January 26, 2017
A state appeals court on Friday overturned a mentally ill San Francisco man’s murder convictions after a judge found his trial continued despite his grave disability, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi released the following statement today in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement to increase deportations and cut federal funding to sanctuary cities.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Supervisors are considering a $1.5 million budget supplemental for immigration-related legal services, which does not include funding deportation defense through the Public Defender’s Office.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
A woman accused of threatening, beating, and chasing her neighbor in a car has been cleared of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SF Examiner profiles our immigration attorney, Francisco Ugarte.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
A young man shown on video in a physical confrontation with BART police has been acquitted of four counts of battery on a police officer, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
an Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi today vowed to keep fighting for due process for immigrants in detention after the mayor struck a deal that fell far short of the $5 million plan to provide attorneys to all immigrants facing deportation.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
A San Francisco resident charged with fatally punching a man following an argument in line at Peet’s Coffee has been acquitted of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to deport millions of immigrants is an attack on thousands of San Francisco families. The most effective way to defend them? Arm them with lawyers.