As a legal non-profit, the mission of the Pacific Justice Institute is to defend – without charge – the religious freedoms, parental rights, and other civil liberties of people who cannot defend themselves. We work diligently to provide our clients with dedicated, exceptional legal support completely funded by our generous supporters.
Pacific Justice Institute receives 4,000 requests for assistance every year. We defend people from all backgrounds and faiths in and out of court without charge.
About Brad Dacus – Founder of Pacific Justice Institute
Brad Dacus served as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Phil Gramm, and went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas, School of Law. Brad coordinated religious freedom and parental rights cases throughout the Western States for five years prior to founding Pacific Justice Institute in 1997. PJI has a network with hundreds of volunteer affiliate attorneys and handles more cases on the West Coast than any other legal non profit organization of its kind.
Brad Dacus can be watched daily (M-F) on Brad Dacus Live on Hischannel.com and heard weekly on The Dacus Report on more than 711 radio stations across the country and also as a guest speaker on numerous radio and television programs across the nation. He has appeared on America Live, CBS Evening News, CNN, Dateline NBC, Good Morning America, MSNBC, NBC News, News Talk TV, and The Today Show and numerous times on FOX News.
Mr. Dacus’ varied public speaking opportunities include public debate and testifying before the United States House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. He has also testified numerous times before the California State Legislature on legislation affecting religious freedom and parents’ rights. Mr. Dacus continues to speak regularly at churches, conferences, graduations and conventions throughout the United States and was presented an honorary Doctorate of Religious Freedom and Family Rights degree from California Baptist University in recognition of his commitment to faith and justice and his pro bono legal work protecting parental rights and religious freedom through the Pacific Justice Institute.