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About The Center for American and International Law

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.

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Press Policy

The Center for American and International Law (CAIL) welcomes inquiries from reporters and other members of the media. If you are interested in covering one of our events, or if you would like an interview on topics covered by our Center, please contact Karla Larraga, CAIL's Communications Officer, at or 972-244-3436.

Note that many of our conferences are held under the Chatham House Rule, which means that participants, including journalists, are free to use any of the information presented but comments may not be attributed to any speaker identified by name or affiliation without their specific permission. Let us know if you plan to cover one of our events and if you have questions, please ask.

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Use of the Center’s logo or the logo of our Institutes, and photos/videos on our website. requires permission and must follow our brand guidelines. If you would like to use our logo or photos found on our website, please contact