San Francisco’s public defender has released a video showing police arresting a deputy public defender outside a courtroom for intervening in an interaction between police and her client.
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.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi expressed disappointment Wednesday with the grand jury’s decision declining to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old.
San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of ‘Unconscious Bias’ In Arrests, Judgments For Minorities
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.
A judge revoked the parole for a convicted killer Friday who is described by Oakland police as a person of interest in the death of a woman whose body was found in Vacaville last week after she was reported missing earlier this month.
The court-appointed attorney for the man accused of kidnapping and murdering a Morgan Hill teenager has been removed from the case.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi sent a letter Thursday to Mayor Ed Lee challenging him to a public debate later this month on dueling pension reform measures that will appear on the city’s November ballot, but the mayor said he’s not interested.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi highlighted “fiscal responsibility” as he filed his mayoral nomination papers just before the late afternoon deadline at City Hall on Friday.
District Attorney George Gascon Friday afternoon dropped 26 cases involving San Francisco police’s Mission Station.
A combative SFPD Chief Jeff Godown came out swinging at the city’s public defender Thursday, defending his officers against allegations of police misconduct in drug cases.