The Equal Justice Society was one of 70 organizations that sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives today urging Members to vote immediately to impeach President Trump for creating and inciting January 6th’s violent mob attack at the Capitol. The letter urged that Trump be removed from office and barred from ever serving in public office again.
EJS is part of a coalition led by Free Speech For People that today sent a letter to Attorney General-Designate Garland urging him to establish an independent task force to investigate any potential federal criminal or civil violations that may have been committed by President Trump, members of his administration, or his campaign, business, or other associates.
The Equal Justice Society will be closed for the holidays from 5:00 p.m. on December 18, 2020, through January 3, 2021. We will resume operations on Monday, January 4, 2021.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, along with the Equal Justice Society and 75 other groups, today issued the following statement on the need for President-elect Joe Biden to name an attorney general of the United States and other senior leadership of the U.S. Department of Justice who have strong records with regard to civil rights enforcement and justice reform.
The Equal Justice Society bids a sad farewell to our beloved colleague Chris Bridges who departs EJS to join the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights as Program Counsel. We are so proud and excited for Chris even as we’re saddened by his departure but express our deepest thanks to him for his many contributions and accomplishments!
Recognizing the sizeable damage Donald Trump has done to the judiciary with over 220 ultraconservative judges, Alliance for Justice along with the Equal Justice Society and 70 other organizations shared a statement of principles today urging the Biden administration to quickly fill judicial vacancies with judges who are representative of the people they serve and … Continue reading Statement of Principles: The Biden Administration Must Prioritize Judges
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