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

Milestone Settlement in Higher Education Reached Between Students and University of California

The plaintiffs in Smith v. Regents of the University of California reached a historic settlement on May 14, 2021, with the University of California broadening access to UC campuses for students across the State by eliminating consideration of the SAT and ACT from admissions and scholarship decisions. Despite condemning the SAT and ACT as racist … Continue reading Milestone Settlement in Higher Education Reached Between Students and University of California

Gov. Newsom Appoints Lisa Holder to Calif. Task Force on Reparations for Slavery

As the country continues to confront a history of racial injustice, deeply rooted in the legacy of slavery and systemic racism, today, Governor Gavin Newsom appointed five individuals, including EJS Of Counsel Lisa Holder, to serve on the newly formed Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The formation of this … Continue reading Gov. Newsom Appoints Lisa Holder to Calif. Task Force on Reparations for Slavery