The Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy provides rigorous and balanced educational programs on a range of civil justice issues to members of the U.S. Congress, their staff and the general public.
The Academy, part of the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Va., just outside the nation’s capital, is an independent, outside organization that shares the goals of the bipartisan Congressional Civil Justice Caucus, a Congressional Member Organization.
Founded in 2011, the Academy’s educational mission is shaped by the goals it shares with the Congressional Civil Justice Caucus. These goals include:
The Academy’s many educational forums include briefings on Capitol Hill, symposia and small group retreats featuring thought leaders who represent a balanced set of perspectives. Panelists include business leaders, lawyers, think tank experts, academics and members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Program topics, which are developed in consultation with key policymakers, include some of the most significant civil justice issues facing the country today. Past events have featured lively forums on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, global competitiveness, asbestos bankruptcy trusts, the causes and consequences of overcriminalization, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, class action reform and products liability.
For a complete listing of upcoming Academy events, click here.
The Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy is a program of the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law. The Academy is an independent outside entity that shares the goals of the Congressional Civil Justice Caucus, which is a Congressional Member Organization separate and distinct from the Academy. The Law & Economics Center is funded by contributions made to the George Mason University Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization.