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, EqualContinue reading “Allison Elgart Speaking at Sept. 24 Panel on Affirmative Action in California”

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 beContinue reading “Marching On: Civil Rights at 50”

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,Continue reading “Washington State Sup. Court Cites Law Review Article by EJS”