Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

“Grave Dereliction of Duty,” Coalition of National Advocacy Groups Issues Statement on Senate Vote to Acquit President Trump

A coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a statement castigating the U.S. Senate for voting to acquit President Trump.  Led by Free Speech For People, the statement is co-signed by: By the People, Center for Popular Democracy, Common Defense, Equal Justice Society, Greenpeace USA, Progressive Democrats of America, Revolving Door Project, and Women’s March.

Amalee Beattie and Josh Cottle to Join EJS as Summer Law Clerks

Amalee Beattie, a 1L at Berkeley Law, and Josh Cottle, a 2L at University of Minnesota Law School, will join the Equal Justice Society as summer law clerks on May 26. EJS summer law clerks perform legal research, writing, and analysis in the areas of civil rights and racial justice. They may also include assist with […]
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Lisa Holder on ABA Webinar ‘Education as Preparation for Civic Participation’

UPDATE FEBRUARY 3, 2020: The recording of the webinar is embedded below and additional resources are posted on the ABA website. Lisa Holder, Of Counsel to the Equal Justice Society, will be one of the speakers on a webinar sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice. The webinar, “The […]
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Save the Date: Voter Summit, March/April 2020

The Equal Justice Society and others are engaged in efforts to combat voter suppression in key states. This initiative will include a voter summit in late March or April 2020 co-sponsored with the California Civil Rights Coalition, New Georgia Project, SEIU 1021, She The People, Advancement Project (National Office), and Advancement Project (California). Register for updates! […]
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Round-up: Eva Paterson on KQED Forum + Thursday Impeachment Vigils + Saturday Women’s March

In this round-up of news and announcements: Eva Paterson on KQED Forum on January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day This Saturday: 2020 Women’s March on Washington Nationwide Vigils for a Fair Impeachment Trial – Likely Thursday Review of ‘The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution […]
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