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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…

 

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…

 

Police watchdog: officer wrongly arrested deputy public defender in courthouse

A deputy public defender was wrongly arrested by a San Francisco police…

 

Monica Marie Jenkins (Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

LA deputy public defender acquitted of assaults on police at SFO

A Los Angeles County deputy public defender arrested at San Francisco International…

Monica Marie Jenkins (Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Adachi: “Stop Snitchin’” Culture Plagues Law Enforcement

The most influential Stop Snitchin’ campaign in San Francisco isn’t in the…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTal Klement is an 11-year veteran of the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.

A day behind the scenes with an SF public defender

The cramped room vibrated with the low frequency of flickering halogen lights.…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTal Klement is an 11-year veteran of the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.

SF Public Defender's Office hires immigration attorney

The San Francisco Public Defender’s Office has hired a full-time immigration attorney…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWhen a prisoner dies in custody

Bail fees for some offenses jump in SF; public defender cries foul

Those charged with a misdemeanor -- for example, battery on a police…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWhen a prisoner dies in custody

Laura’s Law can help decriminalize mental illness

Mental illness is not a crime. Assisted outpatient treatment, also known as…

DA, public defender butt heads over release of video from traffic stop

The City's prosecutors and defense attorneys are fighting over whether video from…

Ronald Gill

Public defender blasts judge’s decision to jail homeless defendant

A 64-year-old homeless man was sent to County Jail on a judge’s…

Ronald Gill

Public Defender Jeff Adachi requests funding to bolster staff

On Wednesday, the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee will consider…