While attorney Jacqueline Goodman knows that driving under the influence is a very serious offense, she also believes that those convicted of this crime should be treated fairly by the courts. Accompanied by her California Attorneys for Criminal Justice delegation, she recently lobbied lawmakers in Sacramento to reconsider proposed changes regarding restricted licensing and ignition interlock devices. These changes could prevent drivers with DUI convictions from accessing reliable transportation for work and other urgent matters.
The 6th amendment stipulates that all citizens of the U.S. have a right to an expedient public trial attended by an impartial jury. That's why it's crucial that the courts have a complete list of potential jurors in a given area. This is one of many subjects discussed by Jacqueline Goodman when recently visiting California lawmakers in Sacramento. Accompanied by her California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) delegation, attorney Goodman advocated on behalf of Senate Bill 310 - Jury Selection, which aims to change how juror lists are created in the state.
Attorney Jacqueline Goodman recently spoke to lawmakers in Sacramento about a number of criminal justice issues. Along with her California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) delegation, who are just as passionate about upholding the rights of those within the criminal justice system, Attorney Goodman addressed a recent bill that aims to limit jail terms for people with a criminal background.
As the president of a California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) delegation, Jacqueline Goodman understands the public outcry against police brutality and misconduct. Law enforcement must preserve and protect the rights of citizens, and police officers should be subject to punishment when wrongdoing occurs. This is just one of many issues attorney Goodman spoke about to lawmakers in Sacramento in her attempt at ensuring criminal justice is upheld.
A criminal record can impact many areas of a person's life. That's why attorney Jacqueline Goodman and her California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) delegation recently met with lawmakers in Sacramento to discuss a myriad of criminal justice issues. A recent topic of discussion introduced by the delegation involved Assembly Bill 1076 - Criminal Records Automatic Relief, which governs how criminal records can be accessed in certain circumstances.
As the president of a California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) delegation, attorney Jacqueline Goodman lobbied in front of California lawmakers recently to shine a light on a number of important criminal justice issues. She recently discussed Assembly Bill 703 - College Fee Waivers for Exonerated Prisoners, which she and her delegation whole-heartedly sponsored.
Attorney Jacqueline Goodman has a real passion for her clients, as well as the criminal justice system as a whole. As the president of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), she and her delegation recently spent time in Sacramento discussing pending legislation with lawmakers. Attorney Goodman's attention is focused on nine pending criminal justice bills, one of which is AB-701: Housing Costs for Exonerated Prisoners. This bill addresses the challenges many exonerated prisoners face upon their release.
As a leading voice in the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), attorney Jacqueline Goodman is committed to preserving the rights of those accused of crimes, while also ensuring that the law is carried out in a just and fair manner. A recent visit to Sacramento established attorney Goodman's views when it comes to criminal justice legislation. She and her delegation lobbied to gain awareness about a collection of nine pending criminal defense bills, one of which is Assembly Bill 597 - Flash Incarceration.
Dear President Yee, Chair Sandra Fewer and members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors,