Author and anti-death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean, whose bond with a condemned man inspired the Oscar winning film Dead Man Walking, will speak in San Francisco May 9 in a free, community event presented by the San Francisco Public Defender’s office.
A 48-year-old man with no criminal history was cleared of vehicle tampering and vandalism charges after a jury determined he was the victim of mistaken identity, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A San Francisco father who spent more than a month behind bars for battery was acquitted after a jury determined he acted in self-defense, Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Two 19-year-old women accused of starting a fight that sent a 60-year-old baseball fan toppling over a row of seats at AT&T Park have been acquitted of all charges, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A mechanic who took a $3 part from what he believed was a junked car was acquitted of vehicle tampering, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Improving the education, health and futures for more than 2,000 San Francisco families in the Fillmore and Western Addition will be the focus of the Mo’ MAGIC BBQ and Backpack Giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 11.
A man who broke up a squabble between his son and a female cousin by grabbing the girl above her waist was acquitted of child sexual abuse, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
Former gang members, top law enforcement officials, leading neuroscientists and drug reform pioneers will gather for a frank and fascinating discussion at the 2012 Public Defender’s Justice Summit on Tuesday, May 29 at San Francisco Main Library.