For more than two decades, the Equal Justice Society has fought to reclaim the 14th Amendment by dismantling the “intent standard” established in the June 7, 1976, decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington v. Davis requiring an almost impossible burden on plaintiffs to prove decision-maker’s conscious intent to discriminate. Prior to the WashingtonContinue reading “Today is the 46th Anniversary of Washington v. Davis, a ruling that advanced white supremacy”
Author Archives: Mona Tawatao
On the Rittenhouse Trial Verdict
To many of us, the jury verdict that acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges was not a surprise. We live in an America where many of have come to expect that this is how the system works: a white man armed with an AR-15 rifle can cross state lines to a town not his own, killContinue reading “On the Rittenhouse Trial Verdict”
Calif. Dept. of Education Rules in Favor of Students with Disabilities
The California Department of Education ruled in favor of students with disabilities, declaring that the Sacramento City Unified School District has failed to conduct special education assessments since distance learning began amid the COVID-19 pandemic.