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, the first of which is Assembly Bill 597 - Flash Incarceration.
Dear President Yee, Chair Sandra Fewer and members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors,
The ultimate goal of one's criminal defense efforts in Fullerton is to secure the optimal outcome from their case. In many situations, that may be a full acquittal. In others, however, it may mean reduced criminal penalties. Yet it is important to remember that such an outcome may not result from one's initial prosecution. Indeed, their fight may continue even after having been convicted. In that event, their goal becomes securing form of post-conviction relief. One of the ideal forms of such relief is clemency.
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