Statement from the ACBA - microphones

Lawyers Allied to Uphold the Rule of Law

The rule of law is not simply an abstract proposition. The Justice Department’s “Justice Manual,” which governs the conduct of all Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers – including the Attorney General – explains that “the rule of law depends on the evenhanded administration of justice”; that the Department’s legal decisions “must be impartial and insulated from political influence”; and that the Department’s prosecutorial powers, in particular, must be “exercised free from partisan consideration.”Read More

A CDC graphic of the COVID-19 virus via MGN

What Attorneys Should Know About COVID-19

What You Should Know About COVID-19
Documents all attorneys should be familiar with:

Alameda County Order (March 16th, and extended to May 3 here)
Governor’s Stay at Home Order (and the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers List – see p. 11 for provisions relating to the law)
Court orders: Chief Justices’ Orders (Alameda County Emergency Order and the order suspending statewide …Read More