Senate Bill 224 deals with sexual harassment. Governor Brown signed SB 224 by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson on September 30, as Chapter 951. The bill adds investors, elected officials, lobbyists, directors, and producers to the list of examples of relationships that are covered by Civil Code Section 51.9. Civil Code Section 51.9 imposes civil

Earlier this week Professor Leslie Gielow Jacobs, Director of McGeorge’s Capital Center for Law & Policy, was interviewed by KCRA’s Mike Luery about recent actions by the federal government to reclaim nearly $1 billion pledged to California for the state’s high speed rail project that was authorized by voters in 2010. You can find the

President Trump will address the nation tonight.  If he takes legal action, it will likely be to declare a national emergency under the National Emergencies Act of 1976.  The statute gives him wide leeway to decide what circumstances constitute an emergency.  He will declare the emergency to take advantage of two additional statutes, 10 USC

A long and busy week means for a short post on the news because, well, it’s been a really hard week to keep on the news with. Why the long week you might ask? Well, the week started off with this:

And the week also included a lot of planning for next week’s California

Capital Center for Law & Policy Director Leslie Gielow Jacobs and McGeorge Professor Clark Kelso were both recently interviewed by KCRA 3’s Vicki Gonzalez about the recent U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Quotes from Professors Jacobs and Kelso are below. You

If we’re being completely honest, the only story any of us were really following this week was the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and today’s news that a new FBI probe of Kavanaugh has been ordered.

There were, however a few other interesting stories that were

Here’s what folks at the Capital Center for Law & Policy have been reading and thinking about this week. You can also hear an interview featuring McGeorge Professor, and Capital Lawyering Concentration Director, Dan Croxall on Capital Public Radio’s Insight with Beth Ruyak.

Leslie Gielow Jacobs

This is an interesting article