Reggie Shuford Remarks at GGU for National Lawyers Guild’s Progressive Lawyering Day

EJS Director of Law and Policy Reggie Shuford delivered these remarks for National Lawyers Guild's Progressive Lawyering Day at Golden Gate University on October 9, 2010. Conferences such as today’s are important. I just returned last night from the Airlie Civil Rights Conference in Virginia sponsored every year by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational … Continue reading Reggie Shuford Remarks at GGU for National Lawyers Guild’s Progressive Lawyering Day

Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Reggie Shuford, EJS Director of Law and Policy, was the guest lecturer today at Ruth Chance Monday, sponsored by Berkeley Law's Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice. Joining theory and practice, Ruth Chance Mondays is a biweekly luncheon speakers series that brings prominent social justice practitioners to Boalt Hall to discuss current issues and … Continue reading Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Reggie Shuford, EJS Director of Law and Policy, was the guest lecturer today at Ruth Chance Monday, sponsored by Berkeley Law's Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice. Joining theory and practice, Ruth Chance Mondays is a biweekly luncheon speakers series that brings prominent social justice practitioners to Boalt Hall to discuss current issues and … Continue reading Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

EJS and Other Organizations File Amicus Brief Supporting Application of Voting Rights Act and Protection of Minority Voting Rights

The Equal Justice Society (EJS), the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, and American Parole and Probation Association submitted an Amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case Farrakhan v. Gregoire, which will determine whether Washington State's felon disenfranchisement law violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA). (Download a PDF of … Continue reading EJS and Other Organizations File Amicus Brief Supporting Application of Voting Rights Act and Protection of Minority Voting Rights

EJS and Other Organizations File Amicus Brief Supporting Application of Voting Rights Act and Protection of Minority Voting Rights

The Equal Justice Society (EJS), the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, and American Parole and Probation Association submitted an Amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case Farrakhan v. Gregoire, which will determine whether Washington State's felon disenfranchisement law violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA). (Download a PDF of … Continue reading EJS and Other Organizations File Amicus Brief Supporting Application of Voting Rights Act and Protection of Minority Voting Rights

Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

An upcoming issue of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives will include the article “Inconsistent Originalism and the Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration” by Brando Simeo Starkey, the Equal Justice Society Judge Constance Baker Motley Fellow. The article can be downloaded here. After Washington v. Davis, the Equal Protection Clause, as … Continue reading Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

An upcoming issue of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives will include the article “Inconsistent Originalism and the Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration” by Brando Simeo Starkey, the Equal Justice Society Judge Constance Baker Motley Fellow. The article can be downloaded here. After Washington v. Davis, the Equal Protection Clause, as … Continue reading Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

California Court Issues Preliminary Ruling in Favor of Bar Applicants’ Private Data, Denying Prof. Sander’s Request

A California Superior Court judge on March 24 issued a preliminary ruling (download PDF) denying Professor Richard Sander’s request for access to bar applicants’ private data from the State Bar of California. Prof. Sander’s lawsuit attempted to compel the State Bar to release information regarding applicants’ race, GPA, and bar exam scores in order to … Continue reading California Court Issues Preliminary Ruling in Favor of Bar Applicants’ Private Data, Denying Prof. Sander’s Request