Accomplishments

RECENT ADVOCACY
  • Exposed practice of SFPD crime lab using sexual assault victims’ DNA to incriminate them in unrelated crimes—and sponsored legislation to end the practice statewide
    • Cosponsored state legislation with Senator Scott Wiener and Asm. Phil Ting to prohibit the practice of crime labs searching DNA of sexual assault survivors
  • Filed groundbreaking lawsuit against a law firm that was filing thousands of fraudulent lawsuits against small businesses—often immigrant owned--across the state
  • Has created multiple new dashboards to make DA Office data publicly available and transparent
  • Dramatically expanded victim service funding in SF
  • Created, for the first time in office history, property victim advocate positions to support merchants facing storefront vandalism
  • Created new policy to ensure that all victims with limited English proficiency have access to interpreters in court
  • Created AAPI Elder Abuse Steering Committee to protect vulnerable community members
ECONOMIC JUSTICE
COMBATTING RACISM AND DISPARATE TREATMENT UNDER THE LAW
APPLYING THE LAW EQUALLY TO CORPORATIONS AND OFFICIALS
POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY: HISTORIC POLICE PROSECUTIONS
POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY: POLICE REFORMS
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, ADVOCACY & RESPECT
REDUCTION IN EXCESSIVE OR WRONGFUL PRISON INCARCERATION
MINIMIZING INCARCERATION’S IMPACT ON KIDS
STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY
GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION & RESPONSES
PROSECUTING & PREVENTING CRIME
  • Improved retail threat prevention through new partnership with ALTO to coordinate efforts of retailers, police, and prosecutors
  • DA Boudin personally presented a murder to a grand jury to seek justice and clear Covid-related case backlog
  • Improved sexual assault prosecutions with groundbreaking toxicology testing