Jeff Adachi

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The mayor has a right to ask for mercy for a brother

Recent headlines have questioned the propriety of Mayor London Breed’s decision to…

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A woman walks past Bail Hotline across the street from the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Joel Angel Juarez/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

California’s district attorneys must work to end money bail

While the movement to reform California’s unconstitutional money bail system gains momentum,…

A woman walks past Bail Hotline across the street from the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Joel Angel Juarez/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Biased police practices are a national problem, but the racial gap in arrests in San Francisco is an abyss. (Jessica Christian/2017 S.F. Examiner)

Unequal justice in the age of reform

California’s criminal justice reforms are starting to bear fruit, but the harvest…

Biased police practices are a national problem, but the racial gap in arrests in San Francisco is an abyss. (Jessica Christian/2017 S.F. Examiner)
A woman is arrested following a protest held by immigrant organizations to protest ICE raids outside of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services building in downtown San Francisco Tuesday, January 26, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Why we should provide lawyers for immigrants facing deportation

President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to deport millions of immigrants is an attack…

A woman is arrested following a protest held by immigrant organizations to protest ICE raids outside of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services building in downtown San Francisco Tuesday, January 26, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
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The concept of race is nothing but fiction

Race is the world’s most persistent deception. Throughout history, the color of…

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Combating racism in San Francisco’s schools

Peer into a San Francisco classroom and you’ll find racial and ethnic…

America, don’t make same mistake again

In 1942, my parents and grandparents were rounded up with 110,000 other…

Truth lost when officers view body cam footage

In a few months, 2,000 San Francisco police officers will be outfitted…

True freedom is not without conditions

When we punish people for their crimes, we tell them they are…

Justice Matters: Plea Bargains are Ubiquitous. But are they Un-American?

Imagine you’re arrested for a crime you didn’t commit. You can’t afford…