EJS and Lieff Cabraser File Amicus Brief in Race Discrimination Lawsuit on N-word in the Workplace

The Equal Justice Society (EJS) and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP on March 18, 2021, filed an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of a social scientists, scholars, and civil rights organizations in support of a former hospital worker’s racial bias suit.  The brief argues that because of the … Continue reading EJS and Lieff Cabraser File Amicus Brief in Race Discrimination Lawsuit on N-word in the Workplace

EJS Signs on to LDF/Impact Fund Amicus Brief Clarifying Class Action Typicality Standard in Case Involving False Information in Credit Reports

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) and the Impact Fund on March 10 filed an amicus brief on behalf of 24 organizations - including the Equal Justice Society - in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving Article III standing for members of certified class actions. LDF … Continue reading EJS Signs on to LDF/Impact Fund Amicus Brief Clarifying Class Action Typicality Standard in Case Involving False Information in Credit Reports

California Defends Farmworker Protections at the U.S. Supreme Court

"EJS is concerned that a decision against the ALRB in this case would significantly impede the rights of agricultural workers in California and elsewhere, who are overwhelmingly Latino, to be educated about and organize around issues affecting their health, safety, and well-being," said EJS Legal Director Mona Tawatao. "The case also has implications for the ability of people who have been illegally discriminated against in other sectors of the work force or in their housing to organize and challenge such action."