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Coronavirus crisis legal
resources page launched

Photo of Consumer Attorney of the Year 2018 winners Craig Peters on the left and David Winnett on the right

SACRAMENTO -- The worldwide public health crisis unleashed by COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down. The impact on the courts and the ability of lawyers to represent clients seeking justice has been undercut like never in our lifetimes. To assist our members and the general public, we've created a special webpage featuring resources to help navigate these daunting times. Access the webpage and its links to a variety of useful documents and tools by clicking here.  


June 30, 2020
CAOC backs bill to tame
police civil rights abuses

As nationwide protests continue over the killing of unarmed Black men by police, Sen. Steven Bradford introduces SB 731 to allow officer decertification and upgrade state's key civil rights law. Click here 

June 15, 2020
Senate approves bill to ease
COVID-19 courts backlog

SB 1146 by Sen. Tom Umberg and co-sponsored by CAOC will enshire use of web deposition and electronic service of process to help clear the backlog of cases expected to last long after the pandemic. Click here

June 11, 2020
Assembly OKs Amazon liability
fairness bill to protect consumers

AB 3262 by Asm. Mark Stone and co-sponsored by CAOC holds online marketplaces like Amazon to the same legal standard as the corner store when they sell dangerous products that injure or kill. Click here

(6/11/2020) Former CAOC President Elise Sanguinetti is taking on racist covenants in home sale agreements, which persist despite being declared unconstitutional in 1948. READ HERE
Attorney Tony Piccuta(7/1/2020) Sophia Achermann represents patients at a Hayward nursing home plagued for years by elder abuse and other problems before a massive COVID-19 outbreak. READ HERE


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