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David Onek


David Onek is the Executive Director of the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University Law School. Mr. Onek previously served as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Police Commission, as Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice at UC Berkeley Law School, and as Deputy Director of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's Office of Criminal Justice. He has taught as a Lecturer at UC Berkeley Law School and as an Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings Law School. Onek was the creator and host of the Criminal Justice Conversations Podcast, a co-production of UC Berkeley Law School and the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, and is the host of City Visions on San Francisco NPR-affiliate KALW.