Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

Eva Paterson Speaking at Beyond the Bench XXII Conference

Eva Paterson will be a panelist on a workshop titled “From Oscar Grant to Trayvon Martin: A Dialogue about Race, Public Trust and Confidence in the Justice System,” at the Beyond the Bench XXII conference taking place December 2-4, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. The gathering is hosted by the Administrative Office of the Courts, State […]
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Allison Elgart Speaking at Sept. 24 Panel on Affirmative Action in California

The  Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society will present a panel on “Affirmative Action in California: Where Do We Go from Here?” on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 555 Mission Street, Ste. 3000, San Francisco. Panelists include: Allison Elgart, Legal Director, Equal […]
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Marching On: Civil Rights at 50

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a time to pause and reflect on how far we’ve come to advance civil rights and equality. It was also an occasion to renew our efforts to fulfill the Dream. All of us at the Equal Justice Society were thrilled to be […]
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Washington State Sup. Court Cites Law Review Article by EJS

UPDATE: The Seattle Times published in op-ed by Eva Paterson in reaction to the Court’s decision in this case. The Washington State Supreme Court recently cited a law review article on implicit bias co-authored in 2008 by Kimberly Thomas Rapp, Sara Jackson, and Eva Paterson. Kimberly was our Director of Law and Public Policy then, […]
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SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Implicit Bias

The following remarks were delivered by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Aug. 1, 2013, at the Criminal Litigation Ethics Seminar at UC Hastings College of the Law. Jeff spoke about unconscious bias in the criminal justice system, recent neuroscience findings, and the Trayvon Martin case. He was among three keynote presenters at the seminar, a hands-on […]
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