Have you been wondering what you can do to help provide legal assistance to wildfire survivors?
California is experiencing an unprecedented wildfire season with communities impacted up and down the state. The current wildfires have burned over three million acres and are among the state’s largest wildfires in recorded history. As neighborhoods are being evacuated and …Read More
Rest in Peace Justice Ginsburg
Cell phone photo by Tiela Chalmers
News of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing hit us all like a shockwave. We, the Alameda County Bar Association, join the nation in expressing our deep grief and profound sadness for the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. We extend our condolences to Justice Ginsburg’s family …Read More
Lauren Powe, ACBA 2020 Board President
We have reached the mid-point of 2020. In years prior, we were able to gather as a community, share drink, a story, and a laugh. We were able to mingle with judges and old colleagues. This year has been a bit different. You may have noticed.
Therefore, in lieu of …Read More
Rule of Law: House Judiciary Committee Hearing and Update
The ACBA Board of Directors signed on to the LAUROL (Lawyers Allied to Uphold the Rule of Law) letter to members of the House Judiciary Committee on the importance of the Rule of Law in March. LAUROL recently sent the following update:
We have remained in close contact …Read More
Want to use your legal skills to get involved with the #BlackLivesMatter Protests?
The National Lawyers’ Guild would love support in the areas listed below. The most immediate need is for strong and aligned criminal defense attorneys.
However, in the next few weeks they anticipate more needs around civil rights violations and eventually FBI investigations and grand …Read More