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Civil Justice Gavel

Civil Justice Gavel

CJAC's Annual Award for Leadership on Civil Justice Issues

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About the Award

The Civil Justice Gavel is awarded annually to one Democrat and one Republican legislator who display extraordinary leadership in promoting fairness and balance in California’s civil justice system.

Factors considered include the legislator’s voting record on bills that impact California’s legal climate, including opposition to policies that expand harmful private rights of action and excessive litigation, and other leadership on civil justice reform in the Legislature and communities.

2020 Award Recipients

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Press Release

Civil Justice Association of California awards “Civil Justice Gavel” to Senators Chang and Glazer

July 29, 2020

Civil Justice Association of California awards “Civil Justice Gavel” to Senators Chang and Glazer
Senators recognized as legislative champions of legal reform

Sacramento, Calif., July 29, 2020 – The Civil Justice Association of California (CJAC), on behalf of its board and membership, is pleased to present the first annual Civil Justice Gavel Award to Senators Ling Ling Chang (R – Diamond Bar) and Steven Glazer (D – Orinda).

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