jeff adachi http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: 06.13.14 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-061314 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Jamaica &amp; Mexico consider legalization… DEA threatens doctors in Massachusetts… Business certification program begins… “High Maintenance” Internet series praised… and more.</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>LEGALIZATION</em></strong></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:59:10 +0000 Steven Short 45178 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 06.13.14 Jeff Adachi - California's only elected public defender http://kalw.org/post/jeff-adachi-californias-only-elected-public-defender <p></p><p class="p1"><br />San Francisco is the only city in California where the voters choose their public defender. Since 2002, &nbsp;the city has elected Jeff Adachi. He comes from a long line of public defenders who have been fighting to give equal representation to those caught up in the criminal justice system. Every year his office takes on more than twenty five thousand clients who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford a lawyer.<br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“San Francisco is the most progressive, pro union, lefty - and I'd probably be the poster boy for that in many ways.”</span></p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Thu, 29 May 2014 01:02:00 +0000 Holly Kernan 44426 at http://kalw.org Jeff Adachi - California's only elected public defender Your Call: How is the public defense system working? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-public-defense-system-working <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1"> Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 44076 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How is the public defense system working?