George Floyd is looking down on us from above

A white police officer murdered unarmed George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, two years ago today.  The murder of Mr. Floyd broadened the Movement for Black Lives to a global reckoning, another cycle of history repeating itself over more than 400 years. In February 1965, 26-year-old Jimmie Lee Jackson was part of aContinue reading “George Floyd is looking down on us from above”

June 9: Watch parties around the country on hearings by House Jan. 6 Select Committee

The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol is preparing for public hearings to uncover the truth, demand accountability, and ensure violence like this never happens again. The hearings will begin on Thursday, June 9, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. We need to make sure these hearings break through the busy news cycleContinue reading “June 9: Watch parties around the country on hearings by House Jan. 6 Select Committee”

ACS Bay Area to Honor Eva Paterson on June 2

The Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society will honor Equal Justice Society President Eva Paterson with its Fearless Advocate Award on June 2 at Salesforce Park in San Francisco. Congratulations, Eva! From Van Swearingen and Sam Harbourt, 2022 ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Gala Chairs: We write to invite you to attendContinue reading “ACS Bay Area to Honor Eva Paterson on June 2”