Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

#ReleaseTheReport: Get notified of major action

Mueller’s report has now been handed to the Justice Department for Attorney General Bill Barr’s review. Congress has been notified of the transfer, a Justice Department spokeswoman just announced. We will not activate because Mueller’s findings have been handed over to AG Barr. However, if Barr/Trump hides the report from the public, we will take […]
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EJS Board Member Kelly Dermody Wins ABA Margaret Brent Award

Photo by Jim Block via sfbar.org. The Equal Justice Society congratulates our board member Kelly M. Dermody on receiving the 2019 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, the American Bar Association highest award for women in the profession. Established by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession in 1991, the Margaret Brent award recognizes […]
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This Week in White Supremacy (68): The forgotten civil rights protest of Claudette Colvin

Brought to you by the Equal Justice Society Phillip Atiba Goff on Twitter: “Today (March 2) is the anniversary of one of the bravest civil rights protests in U.S. history. It is also one of the most forgotten. On this date in 1955, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin sat down in the Colored Section of a bus […]
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Call for Artwork: Remembering 1619

The Equal Justice Society is accepting submissions of artwork to be considered for a one-night exhibition as part of an artistic performance at the San Francisco Jazz Center on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The artistic performance is part of Remembering 1619, a series of events and activities hosted by […]
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In new memoir, Federal Judge William Alsup traces his path from the Jim Crow South

“This engaging memoir of the Civil Rights era by one of our most distinguished federal judges confronts the past with admirable candor as it chronicles a young white Southerner’s journey from acceptance of the racial status quo to a commitment to full equality for all.” — Linda Greenhouse, New York Times contributing columnist and Yale […]
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