CACJ mentioned by the Supreme Court Chief Justice
CACJ was mentioned by name in Chief Justice's dissent in the opinion for Kaley vs US. He referenced the Amicus Curiae Brief filed by CACJ on Jul 3 2013, by John T. Philipsborn and John B. Owens, et al.
Read the Dissent by the Chief Justice Roberts
Read the Amicus brief by John T. Philipsborn and John B. Owens, et all.
CACJ CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE FOR THE ACCUSED!
Since its founding in 1973, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice has become one of the country's largest statewide organizations of criminal defense lawyers and allied professionals dedicated to preserve due process and equal protection in the courtroom and the legislature as guaranteed by the Constitution.
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CACJ LEGISLATIVE NEWS – YOUR VOICE AT THE CAPITOL!!!!
CACJ's Public Policy Director, Ignacio Hernandez, of Hernandez Strategy Group, http://www.hernandezstrategy.com provides continuous and aggressive representation on criminal defense legislation at the Capitol. CACJ's Legislative Committee meets weekly to review current legislation and establish strategies to effectively engage policy makers in passing, amending or defeating legislation through committee testimony and direct lobbying.
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NEW LAWYERS DIVISION
CACJ has established a New Lawyers Division (NLD) to assist new attorneys in the beginning of their practice with the help of the best practitioners and legal scholars in our state. CACJ is the only private resource available that can effectively and consistently assist young attorneys in developing their knowledge and skills necessary to be effective advocates.