Lawsuit: Top City Official Pressured SF Medical Examiner Administrator To Alter Adachi Autopsy ReportMore than a year since the death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, the cause of death has now become the subject of a lawsuit that accuses a top city official of pressuring a Medical Examiner administrator to change the autopsy report.
San Francisco Police Commission Supports Embattled Chief William Scott
San Francisco Police Chief Admits Mistakes In Raid On Freelance Journalist's HomeSFPD Chief William Scott on Friday apologized for a raid on a freelance journalist's home which sparked national criticism.
Jeff Adachi Receives Posthumous Award For Work As Public DefenderSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who died suddenly earlier this year, has been posthumously awarded a prestigious national racial justice award, the Public Defender's Office announced Monday.
SFPD To Return Property Seized From Reporter In Adachi Leak InvestigationA journalist whose San Francisco home and office were raided earlier this month as police investigated a leaked police report will be getting back his property that was taken in the raid, an attorney for the Police Department said Tuesday in court.
California Journalists Condemn Police Raid of Reporter Investigating Adachi's DeathFreelance reporter Bryan Carmody said police and FBI raided his home, keeping him handcuffed, as they tried to find information identifying the source who provided him with a copy of a police report on the death of Jeff Adachi.
Coroner: Public Defender Jeff Adachi Killed By Lethal Mix Of Cocaine, AlcoholSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who passed away suddenly last month, appears to have died from a mix of alcohol consumption and cocaine, according to the coroner's office.
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.
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.
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.”
Public Defender Demands Decision In 2015 SFPD Fatal Shooting CasePublic Defender Jeff Adachi joined a rally on the steps of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice Thursday calling for a decision on whether to charge officers in the 2015 police shooting of a Guatemalan man in the city’s Mission District.
San Francisco Police Chief Cancels Public Appearance After Day Of Protests Against HimSan Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr cancelled a planned public appearance with Public Defender Jeff Adachi Tuesday evening after a day of protests calling for him to leave his job.
SF Public Defender Presses To See CHP Dash Cam Video Of DUI ArrestA rather typical drunk driving arrest has become has turned into a First Amendment stand-off over whether video recorded by police dashboard cameras should be routinely available to the public.
Judge Rules Public Defender Can't Represent Suspect In SF Ingleside Massacre
SFPD Breathalyzer Error Puts Hundreds Of DUI Convictions In DoubtHundreds, or even thousands, of drunk driving convictions could be overturned because the San Francisco Police Department has not tested its breathalyzers, officials said Monday.