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CAOC takes center stage in the 
fight against sexual harassment


(L-R) Buchanan, Liri, Girardi and Burbidge


(Jan. 19, 2018) – With the fight against sexual harassment topic No. 1 in the California State Capitol, Consumer Attorneys of California is backing several bills to give victims a better chance at justice and to act as a deterrent against repeat predators. CAOC Legislative Chair Micha Star Liberty gives a report on where things stand with the effort. Watch here


January 18, 2018
Two CAOC-backed bills will help
hold sex predators accountable 

AB 1870 will extend the current one-year time limit for victims to bring cases against pepetrators. AB 1867 will require that employers retain records of sexual harassment for 10 years. Read more

January 3, 2018
Bill targets "secret settlements" 
in sex harassment, assault cases

Under SB 820, co-sponsored by Consumer Attorneys of California, perpetrators who commit sexual assault and harassment would not longer be able to keep their miseeds hidden. Read more

November 19, 2017
Long legal fight to boost seat
belt saftey wins top award

David Lira, Tom Girardi, Martin Buchanan and Richard Burbidge win CAOC's Consumer Attorneys of the Year award for their 13-year legal quest to boost seat belt safety requirements. Read more


(1/11/2018) Former CAOC President Niall McCarthy helps secure justice for California consumers by holding oil giant BP accountable for a scheme to overcharge for natural gas.
(1/17/2018) John Manly, attorney for champion gymnast McKayla Maroney, says USA Gymnastics can "no longer hide their misdeeds" in sexual assault scandal rocking the sport. 


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  Nov/Dec 2017
  Vol. 47, No. 6