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Founded in 1947, The Center for American and International Law (CAIL) is a 501c3 nonprofit educational institution based in Plano, Texas. CAIL is dedicated to advocating for the rule of law and improving the quality of justice by providing continuing education to lawyers and law enforcement officials in the United States and throughout the world.
Since its founding, CAIL’s educational institutes have established internationally recognized forums and educational programming addressing law enforcement administration, energy law, international and comparative law, transnational arbitration, law and technology, criminal justice, and other relevant topics.
Our focus on advancing the rule of law includes criminal justice programming like our Actual Innocence programs focus on systemic problems in the justice system with an audience that typically includes judges, prosecutors, defense lawyers, and law enforcement officials. CAIL and its Institutes are nonpartisan and do not take a stance on policies. Some of our programs address the unique challenges surrounding capital murder cases and ensure that prosecutors and defense counsel are adequately prepared.
In its 75-year history, CAIL has served tens of thousands of lawyers and law enforcement officers from all 50 states and 130 countries.
Save the Date: CAIL’s 75th Anniversary Gala & Great Leaders Award Honoring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, October 19
CAIL has announced its 75th Anniversary Gala and Great Leaders Award presentation honoring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. The event will be held from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM on Wednesday, October 19, at The Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas.
“The Center for American and International Law 75th Anniversary Gala and Great Leaders Award”
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“Plano nonprofit The Center for American and International Law celebrates 75th anniversary”
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“Plano-based national and international law center celebrating 75th anniversary”
– Dallas Morning News 03/16/22
CAIL & Project Aletheia Present “Bridging the Gap Between Science & the Practice of Interrogation”
The Center for American and International Law (CAIL) and Project Aletheia at John Jay College of Criminal Justice will be joining forces to host “Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice of Interrogation” on September 27 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington D.C.
PROMOTING THE RULE OF LAW THROUGH EDUCATION
As we watch global events surrounding the invasion of Ukraine unfold, we are witnessing once again why promoting the rule of law through education is as relevant and vital now as when CAIL was founded 75 years ago.
MIMI BISHOP APPOINTED AS NEW VP FOR ADVANCEMENT
As VP, she will oversee CAIL’s development department, which handles donor relations, community outreach, and spearheading CAIL’s 75th Anniversary fundraising campaign. Bishop joined CAIL on May 5, 2022.
CAIL CELEBRATES 75 YEARS IN 2022
For 75 years, The Center for American and International Law (“CAIL”) has dedicated itself to the advancement of justice through the education of tens of thousands of lawyers and law enforcement professionals in the United States and throughout the world.
Randall Ebner ELECTED AS Chair of cail’S Board of TRUSTEES
The Center for American and International Law (“CAIL”) announced changes to several leadership roles, including the election of Randall M. Ebner as chair. Ebner succeeds Harriet E. Miers, who served as Chair since September 2014.
We’re excited to launch a new podcast, Partners in Justice, hosted by The Center for American and International Law leadership team.
Look for featured law and legal discussions with special guests helping shape the topics.
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The Center for American and International Law is a nonpartisan Plano-based 501c3 nonprofit educational institution based in Plano, TX. As an advocate for the rule of law, CAIL works to improve the quality of the justice system through the provision of continuing education to lawyers and law enforcement officials in the United States throughout the world.
CAIL advances the administration of justice by educating and inspiring communities of legal and law-enforcement professionals throughout the world.
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CAIL’s programs extend beyond Texas and benefit participants from other states and countries. Founded in 1947, CAIL has earned a reputation for excellence in education. For nearly 75 years, CAIL has worked to improve the quality of justice through continuing education to lawyers, judges, and law enforcement officials. CAIL continues to be governed by prominent attorneys, judges, law professors, and law enforcement officials. Every gift, regardless of the amount, positively impacts the programming and continuing education CAIL provides.
Our current financials can be found on our website at cailaw.org/About-the-Center/financials.
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