Join the Fight
The Coalition for Civil Justice Reform is a CJAC-sponsored ballot
measure committee established to support ballot measures aimed at
improving California’s civil liability system.
For too long, the well-funded plaintiffs’ bar lobby and its
allies in the legislature have obstructed civil justice reforms
in California, making our legislature a graveyard for even modest
Ballot measures bypass the legislature by taking proposed changes
directly to voters. Recent polling shows the majority of voters
believe the state’s legal system is not working.
If you would like to join the Coalition, please contact us.
Our Track Record
CJAC has twice been the proponent of statewide ballot measures to
improve the state’s civil justice system, and both were
overwhelmingly approved by voters.
Prop. 51 (1986): Tort Damages
62% YES – 38% NO
Prop. 64 (2004): Unfair Competition 59% YES –
In November 2021, the CJAC board of directors voted to take a
support position on the ballot proposal, Californians for Fair Pay and Employer
Accountability Act, which has qualified to appear on the
November 2024 ballot.
In October 2021, CJAC submitted a statewide initiative proposal
for the ballot to ensure injured consumers receive more of the
compensation they deserve and that they receive it sooner.
The measure, the Consumer Legal Fee Protection Act, would have
limited lawyers from taking more than 20 percent of their injured