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The 2017 Rage For Justice Awards were held Saturday, May 6th, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills, CA.

Consumer Watchdog hosts the Rage for Justice Awards to honor the heroes and heroines of the public interest movement. The awards are named after Congressman Phillip Burton, one of the most productive and driven progressive legislators in American history. His story is told in John Jacobs’ acclaimed book A Rage for Justice.

This year's honorees included Bernie & Jane Sanders, Chris Spagnoli, and Jackson Browne.

View the complete 2017 Rage for Justice photo album here


Public Servants of the Year

Bernie & Jane Sanders [tribute video] [intro by RoseAnn DeMoro] [intro by Harvey Rosenfield]



Phillip Burton Public Service Award

Jackson Browne [tribute video] [intro by Bruce Broillet]


Lifetime Legal Achievement Award

Chris Spagnoli [tribute video] [intro by Julie Kane]


Remembering Kathy Olsen

[intro by Jamie Court]


Consumer Watchdog Rage For Justice 2017 Videos




[intro by Carmen Balber]


Legal Highlights from Jerry Flannagan