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Francisco Castaneda

Francisco Castaneda

Francisco Castaneda's detention in an immigration facility cost him his life.  Public Justice took up his fight against a federal system fast becoming a warehouse of medical neglect.

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Jaye Flood

When she raised concerns about gender inequality at her university, acclaimed volleyball coach Jaye Flood was greeted with consternation and reprisal.  Public Justice successfully sued Florida Gulf Coast University for retaliation and defamation.

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Make plans now to join us for dinner and our "Bidding for Justice" Auction honoring the 2009 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award finalists and winner, Champion of Justice Award recipients Tom Dempsey and Gary Gwilliam, outgoing President Gerson H. Smoger, Ph.D., and incoming President Mona Lisa Wallace. 
                  Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm
                  The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center
                  101 Henry Adams Street
                  San Francisco, CA    

For ticket and sponsorship information, click here, or contact Meetings and Events Manager Susan Gombert, CMP,  at (202) 797-8600, Ext. 235 or by e-mail at sgombert@publicjustice.net  


CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL JERRY BROWN will deliver the keynote address at the Public Justice Foundation’s Annual Meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 27th, at San Francisco’s Parc 55 Hotel. Other speakers will include Public Justice’s Executive Director, Arthur H. Bryant.

The Annual Meeting is open to the public, as is the reception that follows.

Our Annual Meetings have featured keynote addresses by some of the most prominent leaders and activists in the national public interest community, including Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.; Morris Dees; and the Reverend Jesse Jackson. 

We also provide updates on our recent victories in landmark cases and honor the winner of the Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay Contest. 

The Annual Meeting is held each year in conjunction with the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Summer Convention. 



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