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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Webinar Video: Confronting the Criminalization of Blackness in the Criminal Legal System

This CJS webinar on 6/5 discussed the history and legacy of racism in America and how it impacts every aspect of the criminal legal system, the impact and causes of systemic racism, and the role of lawyers, bar associations and their members in effecting that change.

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Practice Forward Amid COVID-19

Move your practice and the legal profession forward during the pandemic and beyond with continually updated tools and resources

ABA Resources on Disaster Response and Preparedness

To educate lawyers, bar associations and the justice system to help them prepare for and respond to disasters

The JustPod: CJS Podcast

A podcast for the ABA Criminal Justice Section featuring current issues in criminal justice reform and policy.

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The Second Step: The First Step Act - A Path for State Criminal Justice Reform

Diversity Fellow Hon. Tracie Todd serves as program chair and moderator of webinar, “The Second Step: The First Step Act - A Path for State Criminal Justice Reform “


Supreme Court Case Quick Updates

Frequent case summary digest of recent Supreme Court decisions related to criminal justice, on the day of case 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; certiorari grants for the upcoming Term, regarding all Criminal Law and related cases before the U.S. Supreme Court in a given term. Prepared by: Professor Rory K. Little, UC Hastings College of the Law

The State of Criminal Justice

This annual CJS publication examines and reports on the major issues, trends and significant changes in the criminal justice system.

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Criminal Justice Standards

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

CJS Video Resources

View video recordings from recent CJS programs.

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