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SF public defender's office & video

2015-04-07 20:48:11.439814+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

A little article on the SF public defender's office use of YouTube:

But as copwatch groups use YouTube as a channel for public transparency, Adachi's ambitions go beyond whistleblowing — he's found that publishing videos on YouTube can put pressure on prosecutors to drop cases against his clients. He lists example after example: Last year, Adachi says he showed surveillance footage to the District Attorney that showed his client, a minor, was not responsible for a fatal stabbing. Weeks later, his client was still sitting in jail, and wasn't freed until after Adachi uploaded the video online. ...

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