Arizona's First Line of Defense
Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice is a statewide not-for-profit membership organization of criminal defense lawyers, law students and associated professionals dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused in the courts and in the legislature, promoting excellence in the practice of criminal law through education, training and mutual assistance, and fostering public awareness of citizens' rights, the criminal justice system and the role of the defense lawyer.
Jan 18, 2013
AACJ Award Recipients Honored
Congratulations to the AACJ award recipients honored at the annual AACJ Awards Luncheon held on January 12, 2013! Awards...
Dec 10, 2012
Arizona Forensic Science Academy
The Arizona Attorney General's Office Forensic Science Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the next class...
Apr 10, 2012
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas Stripped of Law License Today
On April 27, 2011, AACJ filed a bar complaint against Andrew Thomas, former Maricopa County attorney. AACJ brought this...
Marine Corps Defense Services Organization Job Opening
The Marine Corps is hiring a Highly Qualified Expert (HQE) attorney to assist with sexual assault and other complex case litigation. The attorney must have current "significant, validated competency and leadership in military justice or complex civilian criminal litigation as a trial-level defense attorney." The HQE will not represent clients, but will instead, using their expertise as a trial-level criminal defense expert, mentor and train the defense counsel assigned to the Marine Corps Defense Services Organization (the DSO).
Applications are due March 13, 2013. For compete job information, click here.
Nomination Form for 2013 AACJ Board of Governors is available here.
Justice Project Releases New Quarterly Newsletter
The first edition of the Arizona Justice Project's new quarterly newsletter is now available. The Project was established in 1998 by AACJ member Larry Hammond with the assistance of AACJ as the fifth such organization in the country. Learn about the remarkable achievements of the Project in vindicating the wrongfully convicted in the current newsletter available on the Project's home page.
Newly Admitted Public Defenders - Your first year's membership is FREE!
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