The records of the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice (CCFAJ) consist of four cubic feet of textual
records reflecting the Commission's research and recommendations on the state's administration of criminal justice. The records
date from 2005-2008. The records are organized into five record series: Meeting Files, Commission Binders, Reports, Death
Penalty Files, and Subject Files.
The California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice (CCFAJ) was established by Senate Resolution 44 (2003-2004,
Burton). The duties of the Commission were to "study and review the administration of criminal justice to determine the extent
to which that process has resulted in wrongful convictions or executions of innocent persons; to examine ways of providing
safeguards and making improvements to the system; and to make recommendations designed to further ensure that the application
and administration of criminal justice is just, fair, and accurate."
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication
is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility
for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.