Public Defender Jeff Adachi

San Francisco city officials are backing legislation by state Sen. Scott Wiener that will expand conservatorships for homeless people. (Examiner file photo)

SF officials support expansion of conservatorships to address homelessness, drug addiction

By next year, San Francisco could have broader conservatorship powers to force…

 

Olga Petrov on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mother of man beaten by deputies says he is no ‘monster’

A frustrated Olga Petrov walked out of San Francisco's federal courthouse Monday…

 

courtesy Waters familyJoseph Waters

SF public defender attacks role of criminal justice system in school board member’s death

Public Defender Jeff Adachi has questioned the role of the criminal justice…

 

Man released after arrest in body-parts case dies

Mark Andrus, the 59-year-old man arrested and later released in connection with…

COURTESY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICEDeputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson was arrested and booked Tuesday for refusing to let a client of hers be questioned by a police investigator who was also trying to take the client's pictures.

Adachi, ACLU call for Police Commission review of public defender's arrest

An American Civil Liberties Union representative voiced his organization's concern Wednesday to the…

COURTESY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICEDeputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson was arrested and booked Tuesday for refusing to let a client of hers be questioned by a police investigator who was also trying to take the client's pictures.

Adachi presses forward on pension reform

Even if City Hall has come up with a more than $7…

Officer-disclosure issues still plaguing SF district attorney

Attempts to keep defense attorneys abreast of the troubled history of cops…

Public defender to host summit on everyday injustices

In light of two law enforcement misconduct scandals that have jeopardized thousands…