SF Supe Suggests Renaming Street 'Jeff Adachi Way' For Late Public DefenderSan Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney on Tuesday proposed renaming a South of Market street after late Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who passed away last month.
Public Defender's Office Calls For Investigation Of Police Leak In Adachi DeathThe San Francisco Public Defender's Office has asked for an formal investigation of a leak of "patently false" information by the police department related to the death of Jeff Adachi.
Friends, Colleagues Mourn S.F. Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Dead at 59Jeff Adachi, who died Friday night, was hailed on Saturday by his colleagues and friends as a true public servant who gave decades of his life working to defend people who didn't have enough money to afford an attorney.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi Dies at Age 59 San Francisco public defender Jeff Adachi has died. He was 59.
Public Defender: San Francisco Jail Abuse Continues After Charges DroppedAfter charges were dropped earlier this month against a former and two current San Francisco sheriff’s deputies allegedly linked to a jailhouse “fight club,” Public Defender Jeff Adachi said Wednesday the jailhouse abuse continues.
State Appeals Court Ruling Could Change How Bail is Handled in CaliforniaAccording to a ruling from the First District Court of Appeal in San Francisco “a defendant may not be imprisoned solely due to poverty.”
San Francisco Public Defender Is Challenging Every Criminal Case In Which Bail Is SetBreaking with the norm, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi has announced plans to challenge every single criminal case in which bail is set for the defendant.
San Francisco Public Defender Announces Fund To Help Detained ImmigrantsSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced Thursday a new fund that will help immigration defense attorneys pay for expert witnesses testifying on behalf of detained immigrants.
Public Defender: Racial Disparities Pervasive In SF Criminal Justice SystemSan Francisco’s criminal justice system is facing accusations of discrimination and pervasive disparities in the treatment of minorities, from police arrests to prosecutions.
San Francisco DA Will Not Retry Man In BART Police Battery CaseProsecutors in San Francisco Friday said they will not retry a man accused of battery on a police officer in a struggle with BART police that was captured on bystander video this summer.
BART Police Body Cam Video Shows Violent Arrest Of Suspect Later AcquittedNewly-released police body cam video shows a Bay Area Rapid Transit passenger scuffling with BART officers during an arrest.
San Francisco Public Defender Seeks Judge's Removal From Battery TrialSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi is fighting to remove the assigned judge from his case.
Defendants Marked As 'Bad Guys' On Witness Sign-In Sheet In SF Public Defender's OfficeSan Francisco prosecutors say they are investigating allegations by the Public Defender’s Office that a sign-in sheet for witnesses circulated Monday morning with a reference to defendants as “bad guys.”
2 Alameda County Deputies Charged With Beating Suspect Surrender, Post BailTwo Alameda County sheriff's deputies charged with felonies for beating a suspect after a high-speed chase into San Francisco last year surrendered and then posted bail.
Former SF Public Defender Stabbed To Death At Her Potrero Hill HomeA woman fatally stabbed Friday morning in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood has been identified as Marla Zamora, a former employee of the S.F. public defender's office.