A fierce fighter for youth, Public Defender Jeff Adachi rails against gang injunctions, a civil penalty applied mainly in public housing developments that drive from their homes and families young men reputed to be involved in a gang. Here he speaks at a rally in front of City Hall on July 12, 2007. In poor neighborhoods, Jeff Adachi had more credibility than any other public official and would often be sought out to speak on issues too hot for others to handle. – Photo: John Han, Fog City Journal
California Voice - San Francisco Bay View

SF Board of Supervisors unanimously passes Jeff Adachi Youth Rights ordinance

SAN FRANCISCO BAY VIEW — Youths ages 17 and below who are detained by San Francisco police officers will now be guaranteed to have an attorney present during their Miranda advisement. […read more]