Racial Equity in the Justice System

Central clearinghouse of ABA-related information and resources for attorneys, the legal profession and the public on a wealth of issues addressing bias, racism and prejudice in the justice system and society.

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Criminal Justice Resolutions Passed at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting

The ABA House of Delegates adopted the following CJS-sponsored resolutions on criminal justice policy: 110 -- Judicial discretion on continued release of defendants between guilty pleas/trials and sentencing; and other co-sponsored resolutions


Criminal Justice Standards

For fifty years, the ABA Criminal Justice Standards have guided policymakers and practitioners working in the criminal justice arena.

Amicus Briefs

Amicus briefs filed by the American Bar Association at the request of the Criminal Justice Section

Supreme Court Case Quick Updates

Summary update of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on criminal law, usually on the day of the decisions.

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Annual Review of the Supreme Court's Term: Criminal Cases

Summaries of all Opinions (including Concurrences and Dissents), in argued and non-argument cases and Orders, regarding all Criminal Law and related cases before the U.S. Supreme Court for a given term year. Prepared by: Professor Rory K. Little, UC Hastings College of the Law


Criminal Justice System Improvements

ABA Recommendations

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