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In the News: Public Service

A Top Female Litigator’s Take On What Women Need to Do (And Not Do) To Succeed In Court
Cris Arguedas, August 24, 2018, LawFuel
A recent article in the ABA Journal on being a successful female lawyer in the courtroom, demonstrated that there are certain preconceived notions about women litigators that can be rejected.

‘What It Takes’ article gives false picture of female trial lawyers
August 16, 2018, ABA Journal
Cris Arguedas responds to Lara Bazelon’s recent article, which “relies on false premises to reach mistaken conclusions that, if accepted, might lead a reader to believe that women cannot be as effective courtroom lawyers as men.”

The Limits of Federal Criminal Law
December 09, 2016 panel discussion, The Federalist Society
Cristina Arguedas joins Leslie R. Caldwell, Benjamin L. Hatch, John C. Richter, Joseph F. Savage, and Stuart S. Taylor in discussing the limits of federal criminal law and prosecutions. See Video.

S.F. Public Defender Is Taking a Principled Stand by Fighting Cuts
Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 21, 2009
Ted Cassman calls Jeff Adachi’s stand “principled, correct and cost effective for San Francisco County” in this Op-Ed.

Harris tapping all-stars to train DAs
The Recorder, March 23, 2004
San Francisco district attorney Kamala Harris is bringing in an all-star cast of litigators and judges to teach trial skills to prosecutors, including Cris Arguedas.

District Attorney Kamala Harris Appoints Arguedas to Transition Team
The Recorder, December 23, 2003

Harris Names Advisory Committee
San Francisco Daily Journal, December 23, 2003
As she tries to repair deep-seated problems in her new office, San Francisco’s just-elected district attorney, Kamala Harris, appoints Cris Arguedas to her advisory committee.

Judge—Vetting Committee Taking Form
The Recorder, May 2, 2001
Cris Arguedas is expected to serve on the committee that recommends nominees for the federal bench.

Defender’s Toughest Case
San Francisco Daily Journal, January 3, 1996
As new president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Cris Arguedas faces her toughest opponent yet: a law-and-order-obsessed Legislature.