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Jeff Adachi

Burglary Suspect Acquitted -- He Thought He Was Entering A Spaceship

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.04.2015 | Weird News

It makes sense when you think about it ... maybe. A San Francisco man accused of burglarizing an apartment last May was acquitted earlier this week...

San Francisco Inmates Allegedly Forced Into 'Gladiator-Style' Fights

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.27.2015 | Crime

Inmates at a San Francisco jail were forced into "gladiator-style fights" by sheriff's deputies who bet on the outcomes, according to a public defende...

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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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) ...