As part of McGeorge’s one-of-a-kind Legislative and Public Policy Clinic, students are required to develop a legislative proposal and then secure a state legislator to author the bill. This year’s Clinic has three teams. Over the past two weeks, students were able to “pitch” their proposed bills to, and learn more about the legislative process

Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 338 (Hueso) the California Senior Disability and Justice Act into law. The press release announcing the signing of the bill into law signaled a major accomplishment for Stephanie Chavez and Spencer Saks. SB 338 was the bill that Stephanie and Spencer worked on while in the Legislative and

McGeorge Adjunct Professor Chris Micheli was published yesterday in the National Law Review. His article, California Adopts “ABC Test” For Employee Classification, analyzes the recently passed AB 5, which was signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom earlier this week.

Chris Micheli is an attorney and partner at the Sacramento governmental relations

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