Author Archives: Keith Kamisugi

Support Monday’s Oral Arguments in Suit Against Trump Ban on Asylum Seekers

Vince Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, shared with us today that there will be oral arguments in San Francisco on Monday,  November 19, at 9:30 am in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Trump, CCR’s federal lawsuit challenging the new Trump proclamation, which bars people seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border if they attempt to enter outside a port […]
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EJS’s Chris Bridges Featured in Talkback after Irma Herrera’s ‘Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?’

When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. Irma proudly claims her Tejano roots and her Mexican and American identity as well as her native languages: Spanish and English. Irma worked three decades as a San Francisco civil rights lawyer and journalist. Her solo play […]
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Names matter.

Names matter. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre and and Louisville murders last week. Pittsburgh: Joyce Fienberg, 75 Richard Gottfried, 65 Rose Mallinger, 97 Jerry Rabinowitz, 66 Cecil Rosenthal, 59 David Rosenthal, 54 Bernice Simon, 84 Sylvan Simon, 86 Daniel Stein, 71 Melvin Wax, 88 Irving Younger, […]
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We need your help: The legitimacy of Supreme Court is at stake

Today at 1:00 p.m. – Bay Area Rally to Support Dr. Ford #StopKavanaugh https://www.facebook.com/events/294427721155561/ “I think every organization with lawyers or connections to lawyers should reach legal luminaries in the target states* to engage lawyers around this. Not bars or formal associations, just a flood of lawyers — lawyers who know most about what’s at […]
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National Organizations and Concerned Citizens Urge Rod Rosenstein Not to Resign

Thirty-nine national organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, and concerned citizens sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein today urging him not to resign and to continue his service at the Department of Justice. The letter called on Rosenstein to stay in his position and “continue to protect the Mueller and related investigations […]
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