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Jeff Adachi

Why Audrie's Law Is Bad for California

Jeff Adachi | Posted 08.17.2014 | Crime
Jeff Adachi

The case of Audrie Potts, the impetus for Senator Jim Beall's Senate Bill 838, is indeed tragic. But SB 838, which creates a mandatory minimum term of confinement that is unprecedented in California's juvenile justice system, is not the answer.

Will San Francisco Elect Its First Asian-American Mayor?

AP | By BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 12.30.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jeff Adachi says he grew up hearing the stories of his Japanese-American family's internment during World War II. "They lost everyth...

San Francisco Mayoral Candidates and Mental Illness

DJ Jaffe | Posted 12.26.2011 | San Francisco
DJ Jaffe

The SF Chronicle asked the mayoral candidates whether or not they support Laura's Law.

Meet Jeff Adachi

Adachi For Mayor | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

Jeff Adachi Born: Sacramento, CA, 1959 Current Gig: San Francisco Public Defender Why should we vote for you? I am the only candidate who ha...

Aaron Sankin

Who Is The Most Arts Friendly Mayoral Candidate? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.25.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco has the highest per capita rate of arts attendance of any major city in the country. Over 5,000 city residents are employed in the arts....

WATCH: Jeff Adachi Appalled By Debate, Joins Mayor Race Hours Before Deadline

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.12.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi was so appalled by Thursday's mayoral debate that he decided to run for mayor. (SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) ...