San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city’s criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.
A man with an extensive criminal history was sentenced to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing a 14-year-old high school classmate in Pleasanton more than 30 years ago.
As protests against police brutality in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases continue, a variety of legal reforms could likely come out of all this action.
A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.
As Berkeley plans a study on potentially equipping police officers with Tasers, a coalition opposed to the use of the stun guns is holding a forum Thursday night to discuss the topic.
The Napa County Department of Corrections is the latest California county to decide against detaining inmates past their release date for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a court finds a probable cause to detain them.
South Bay Attorney Tom Flores explains why he believes finding a speciality is an important first step to becoming a lawyer.
Bay Area resident Terry Turchie led the Unabomb Task Force that finally captured and convicted Ted Kaczynski, in one of the most famous criminal investigations of the 20th century.
CEO of Shaw Security Management in San Francisco, expects to see added growth in security services for 2014, ranging from ‘mall cop’ to para-military contractor.
Career advancement in law enforcement is further strengthened with an education in a specialized field.