Orange Coast - Criminal Justice Committee

Orange Coast - Criminal Justice Committee

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Criminal Justice Committee  


To understand how the California Criminal Justice System functions and how it effects the citizens of the state. To complete a study of the System and come to consensus on a position on the California Criminal Justice System.

How We Accomplish Our Mission:

Participants complete a study of the System and come to consensus on a position on the California Criminal Justice System.

How You Can Get Involved:

  1. Volunteer for six month commitment to study the activities of the county District Attorney.
  2. Write articles for the LWV Orange Coast Voter.
  3. Volunteer to join a specific topic sub-committee i.e. Grand and Petit Juries, Policing reform, or Use of Force by law enforcement.

Under the Leadership of:  

Charlotte Pirch
Criminal Justice Project Manager
email: criminal.justice [at]

Criminal Justice Public Documents

League to which this content belongs: 
Orange Coast

All Posts Related to this Committee

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Researching Local Police "Use of Force" Policies

ACA6 Teleconference with California Legislators
Member's Spotlight

Success! The California State Senate voted 28 to 9 to approve ACA 6. At least 27 votes were needed in the Senate. With approval in the Assembly and Senate, ACA 6 was placed on the ballot for the general election on November 3, 2020. - Update 6/24/2020
Free the Vote for Californians on Parole, ACA 6 - Update 6/15/2020

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Volunteer to Monitor the District Attorney

man behind bars
Event Date: 
Jul 17 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event location: 

Back Bay Conference Center

Topic: Punishment without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal
Speaker: Alexandra Natapoff, UCI School of Law

Women in discussion around a table
Event Date: 
Apr 8 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Event location: 

Laguna Playhouse

12 Angry Men Performed by 12 Impassioned Women

...And LWV of Orange Coast Voter Registration

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Blog Post

**Updated with Full Response to LWV of California** On January 25, 2019, LWVOC members met at the Irvine Duck Club to plan for the League's future. LWVOC members present voted on the LWV of California Criminal Justice Reform Position.