Good news out of the multidistrict In re: Hair Relaxer Marketing Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, brought by Equal Justice Society and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein on behalf of Black and brown women who purchased and used hair relaxers which caused them to develop uterine and ovarian cancers.
Nov. 15, 2021, Update Following the Ninth Circuit’s October amended opinion, Appellant Mr. Jun Yu filed a petition for panel rehearing on November 14, supported by an amicus brief filed by EJS and Strindberg Scholnick Birch Hallam Harstad Thorne. Amici are Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Legal AidContinue reading “Updated: Ninth Circuit Decision in Yu v. Idaho State and the Role of Implicit Bias Evidence”
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals accepted an amicus brief (https://bit.ly/3wLmnwS) by the Equal Justice Society (EJS) and Strindberg & Scholnick, LLC filed in Yu v. Idaho State University. The brief supports a former doctoral psychology candidate’s national origin discrimination suit arguing that implicit bias is probative and may be used as evidence of intentional discrimination underContinue reading “EJS Brief in Yu v. Idaho State University Argues Implicit Bias is Probative of Intentional Discrimination Under Title VI”