CAC works to ensure that all who interact with the criminal justice system enjoy the rights to which they are entitled and are treated with the dignity and equality promised to them by the Constitution.
Criminal Justice in Brief
The Supreme Court has made important progress in certain areas of criminal justice, such as it did in Montgomery v. Louisiana. However, America still has a long way to go, and CAC works to ensure that all who encounter the criminal justice system can exercise their full range of rights.
“We Do Not Want to be Hunted”: The Right To Be Secure and Our Constitutional Story of Race and Policing
RELEASE: Victory For The Constitution: Eighth Amendment’s Excessive Fines Protections Apply to States
Supreme Court strikes blow against states that raise revenue by hefty fines, forfeitures
The Supreme Court considers nixing a “double jeopardy” loophole
Hemphill v. New York
- Supreme Court issues its decision
- Supreme Court hears oral argument
- CAC files amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court