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Video: Public Defender Jeff Adachi Discusses the SFPD Crime Lab DNA Scandal

As head of the office that represents the majority of defendants charged with serious crimes in San Francisco, Public Defender Jeff Adachi has paid close attention to problems with forensic evidence at the San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab. Here,…
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News, The Snitch DNA Lab Fallout: Lawyers Ask Judge to Dismiss Rape Cases Over Sample Switch

DNA Lab Fallout: Lawyers Ask Judge to Dismiss Rape Cases Over Sample Switch

Two San Francisco defense attorneys are asking that their clients' rape cases be dismissed because of a DNA sample mix-up -- and its subsequent concealment -- at the San Francisco Police Department crime lab in 2008.The cases may be the…
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