Equality Through Law: A Civil Rights Trailblazer Reminisces

Civil rights legend Eva Paterson looks back on her storied career in conversation with BASF's Executive Director and General Counsel Yolanda Jackson. Watch the video of their discussion as we celebrate Paterson's upcoming retirement.
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Decision Helps Domestic Violence Survivors Seek Aslyum

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Immigrant Legal Defense Program and their coalition of legal service organizations scored a victory will make it easier for thousands more victims of domestic violence to seek asylum in the U.S.

Prop. 19 Sends Estate Planning Lawyers Into Overdrive

BASF’s Trusts and Estates litigation subsection sprung into action to support clients affected by changes due to the passing of Proposition 19.
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Victory in Finding Clarity for Children & Families

Dependency panel attorneys of BASF fought for the “beneficial relationship” exception in a juvenile dependency case for eight years. See what happened as they found clarity for families.


Joan Haratani Receives Margaret Brent Award

American Bar Association honors former BASF Board President Joan Haratani with the 2021 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. 

Reimagining Policing

Recap of the discussion focused on the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights report, “New Era of Public Safety: A Guide to Fair, Safe, and Effective Community Policing" with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher attorneys.
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Meet Your New Director of Membership Michael Cushing

A quick introduction to your new Membership Director and a look at what you've been missing.