San Francisco Public Defender

 A San Francisco police car sits parked in front of the Hall of Justice on February 27, 2014.
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March 10, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Inmates at heightened risk of coronavirus should be immediately released from San Francisco county jails while they await trial, according to the city's public defender office.
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Jeff Adachi, who was San Francisco's public defender, died on Feb. 22, 2019.
San Francisco Public Defender
Doug Sovern
February 26, 2020 - 4:41 pm
A narrow, two-block-long corridor on 7th Street connects San Francisco’s Hall of Justice and its Public Defender’s Office. On the first anniversary of his death, that corridor’s name was formally changed from Gilbert Street to Jeff Adachi Way.
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Jeff Adachi, who was San Francisco's public defender, died on Feb. 22, 2019.
San Francisco Public Defender
Scott Lettieri
April 19, 2019 - 2:44 pm
San Francisco lawmakers are attempting to get to the bottom of the controversy over how and why a police report on the death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi was released without his family's knowledge.
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Jeff Adachi, who was San Francisco's public defender, died on Feb. 22, 2019.
San Francisco Public Defender
Melissa Culross
March 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Adachi, San Francisco's former public defender, died from an accidental overdose of cocaine and alcohol and had an underlying heart condition, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner. The autopsy results were released on Friday. Adachi, 59, was found unresponsive in a...
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Jeff Adachi, who was San Francisco's public defender, died on Feb. 22, 2019.
San Francisco Public Defender
KCBS Radio Midday News
February 25, 2019 - 10:27 am
San Francisco police are investigating the sudden death of the city's public defender, Jeff Adachi who died on Friday at age 59.
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