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Civil Justice Gavel

Civil Justice Gavel

CJAC's Annual Award for Leadership on Civil Justice Issues


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

To Be Announced




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