Watch footage of CJAC staff testifying before the California Legislature below, or click here to listen to radio interviews and other audio clips.
Jun 23, 2009
The Civil Justice Association of California opposes Senate Bill 722, which is unnecessary and will invite unjustified litigation in the effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Jun 9, 2009
The Senate Judiciary Committee on June 9, 2009, passed Assembly Bill 83. It will now go to the Senate Floor.
Jun 7, 2009
Assembly Bill 1, authored by Assemblyman William Monning, would allow teachers to choose individualized personal training for negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution.
May 13, 2009
Senate Bill 393, authored by Senator Tom Harman, would bring California's judicial interest rate up to date and ensure that defendants during legal appeals are paying interest at a rate comparable to market rates.
Apr 28, 2009
The Civil Justice Association of California supports Senate Bill 807 (Benoit), a bill that clarifies the law regarding meal and rest periods. It will benefit employers and employees alike by reducing litigation in this area.
Apr 28, 2009
The Civil Justice Association of California supports AB 696, a bill that will allow project applicants who must prepare an environmental impact report required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to agree to resolve disputes with the lead agency through arbitration rather than through litigation, provided the lead agency agrees.
Apr 21, 2009
The Civil Justice Association of California opposes Assembly Bill 1196 (Blumenfield), a bill that would expand California's False Claims Act in a way that could unfairly expand goverment's lawsuit power against private citizens and businesses.
Mar 3, 2009
Assembly Bill 83 provides non-medical Good Samaritans the same liability protections afforded medical Good Samaritans.