EJS President Eva Paterson to Retire in June 2022

The Equal Justice Society today announced that Eva Paterson, Co-founder and President, plans to retire on June 16, 2022, after more than four decades as a civil rights champion, community leader, and litigator, including 21 years leading EJS and 13 years as Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco … Continue reading EJS President Eva Paterson to Retire in June 2022

Not Above the Law Coalition Member Statements on Commission to Investigate January 6 Attack

Last week, the Democratic chairman and Republican ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee reached an agreement on the creation of a 9/11-style commission to investigate the violent attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. The Commission’s work will culminate in a final report to be issued on December 31, … Continue reading Not Above the Law Coalition Member Statements on Commission to Investigate January 6 Attack

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Involving N-Word in Workplace

The Equal Justice Society expressed its disappointment in the decision on May 17 by the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear Robert Collier v. Dallas County Hospital District dba Parkland Health & Hospital System, a case where a Black hospital employee was constantly exposed to the N-word, in what he and EJS assert was a Title … Continue reading Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Involving N-Word in Workplace