Stories about Jeff Adachi

Jeff Adachi didn’t die from drugs or alcohol, new study says

The misleading (and negative) information about the late public defender keeps falling apart.

Last search warrant on reporter’s cell phone records voided

But hearing ends with some confusion over whether the court should release the names of two police officers who may have a connection to the case.

SF cops, judge knew search warrant subject was a reporter

More details in leaks of Adachi death records show increased evidence that the city violated the state's Shield Law.

Judges agree to quash search warrants in Adachi leak case

Almost every search of a journalist's home, office, and phone has now been declared illegal.

SFPD didn’t tell judge that reporter in Adachi case was a journalist

Search warrant affidavit, released today, reveals details of why cops seized Bryan Carmody's cell phone data.

Judge says cops got bogus warrant to search reporter’s phone

Reporter Bryan Carmody's cell phone records should never have been seized in Adachi death case.

The political intrigue over the Adachi leak continues

What did the [chief, mayor, sergeant, judges] know and when did they know it? And how can the police union even begin to talk about apologies and integrity?

Police chief gives up control of Adachi leak investigation

Mayor orders outside review as Chief Scott admits that the raid on a journalist's house may have been improper.

Under fire, SF cops announce criminal investigation of reporter

Chief Scott, in a highly unusual move, says his department is looking into conspiracy charges against a journalist who was given a leaked document about the death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi.

Some perspective on the raid on a reporter’s house

The SFPD knows exactly which officers had access to that leaked document. Have their homes been raided and their phones and computer seized? And why did the TV stations think the Adachi file was news anyway?