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Tag: Jeff Adachi

March 7, 2011 | 12:27 pm

At least One More Case Related to SFPD Video Scandal Dropped; New Video to Be Released

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Update 2:50 p.m. Peter Jon Shuler reports that Sharon Woo from the District Attorney’s Office said at a press conference this afternoon that the case cited by attorney Scott Sugarman, mentioned in the 1:40 p.m. update, was not dismissed because of the video he cites, but because of concern over revealing the name of an […]

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SF D.A. Will Investigate Video That Public Defender Says Reveals Police Misconduct, Perjury

March 2, 2011 | 11:03 pm

SF D.A. Will Investigate Video That Public Defender Says Reveals Police Misconduct, Perjury

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Update Thursday Mar 3: San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said his office will investigate the charges of police misconduct made yesterday by Public Defender Jeff Adachi. KTVU has a video and text report. Earlier post Public Defender Jeff Adachi said today that surveillance video from the Henry Hotel in San Francisco shows that SFPD […]

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Interview: Jeff Adachi Outlines Provisions of His New Pension Reform Initiative

February 24, 2011 | 1:30 pm

Interview: Jeff Adachi Outlines Provisions of His New Pension Reform Initiative

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Yesterday KQED’s Joshua Johnson talked to Jeff Adachi, whose name might as well be Sauron to city workers, about what is fast becoming the hottest button issue of the decade: Pension reform. Last year, Adachi, who is San Francisco’s Public Defender, was the driving force behind Proposition B, an extremely contentious ballot measure that sought […]

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October 19, 2010 | 11:31 am

Contentious Proposition B: How Much Would City Employees Pay?

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Proposition B, as you may have heard by now, is perhaps the most contentious city measure up for voter consideration this year. Put on the ballot by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, the measure would require city workers to pay more of their pension and health care costs. Public employee unions don’t like the […]

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