Public Defender Jeff Adachi speaks to the Board of Supervisors Budget Committee on Thursday at City Hall. (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Remembering Public Defender Jeff Adachi

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Adachi, 59, was elected last year to his fifth term as public defender, an office he had held since 2003. 

 

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Carlos Argueta, alongside Public Defender Jeff Adachi, thanks members of the jury after they found him not guilty of murder or manslaughter in a 2015 homicide at the Hall of Justice on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/SF Examiner)




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