EJS Joins Civil Rights Solidarity Statement on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

In the aftermath of last week’s massacre in Atlanta where eight people were murdered, including six women of Asian descent, 207 civil and human rights organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, released the following statement: “White supremacist violence against communities of color continues to escalate, especially in recent years. The deadly shootings in the Atlanta … Continue reading EJS Joins Civil Rights Solidarity Statement on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Commentary by EJS’ Eva Paterson and Reggie Shuford in New America Media

The following op-ed by EJS President, Eva Paterson, and Director of Law and Policy, Reggie Shuford, appeared yesterday in New America Media. A recent decision handed down by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals raises this important question: Can victims of contemporary forms of discrimination and disparity find justice in our courts? The court … Continue reading Commentary by EJS’ Eva Paterson and Reggie Shuford in New America Media

President Obama Nominates Edward M. Chen for Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern California

The Equal Justice Society congratulates U.S. Magistrate Judge Edward M. Chen on his appointment by President Barack Obama to serve as a federal district court judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA) this morning issued a statement applauding President … Continue reading President Obama Nominates Edward M. Chen for Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern California