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.
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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...
The SF Chronicle asked the mayoral candidates whether or not they support Laura's Law.
Born: Sacramento, CA, 1959
Current Gig: San Francisco Public Defender
Why should we vote for you?
I am the only candidate who ha...
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....
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi was so appalled by Thursday's mayoral debate that he decided to run for mayor.
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