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CAOC 2021 Issues Brief


Read CAOC's 2021 Issues Brief for background on civil rights enforcement, COVID and the courts, forced arbitration and more. See the entire document here.


January 22, 2021
CAOC applauds $25 million
allocation to trial courts

The move by the Judicial Council will help to loosen the backlog of cases caused by COVID-19, and CAOC will continue to push for more funding to reduce the delays in access to justice. Click here

January 20, 2021
CAOC congratulates
President Biden, VP Harris

"The inauguration symbolizes a new day for our nation, when we can turn our collective focus from vitriol and insurrection to overcoming the greatest challenges of our time." Click here

January 8, 2021
Proposed courts budget
addresses critical issues

CAOC leaders say Gov. Newsom's proposed courts budget provides crucial additional funding to help overcome the serious backlog created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here



(12/15/2020) David Lowe scores the nation's biggest victory against gender discrimination in a legal battle he waged for the former chief operating officer of the dot-com firm Pinterest.  
Attorney Tony Piccuta(12/9/2020) Sandra Ribera Speed has secured civil justice for a young man raped by a Catholic priest in LIvermore, a crime the diocese failed to report to police for several days. 



The impact of the coronavirus pandemic 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 it by clicking here.  

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