Feb. 11 Briefing: Sharon Browne Nomination to Legal Services Corp & Status of Judicial Nominations

Join the Alliance for Justice for a breakfast briefing, "Sharon Browne's Nomination to the Legal Services Corporation and the Status of Judicial Nominations During the Obama Administration," on Thursday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the EJS offices, 260 California St, 7th Floor, San Francisco. Join us for a light continental breakfast … Continue reading Feb. 11 Briefing: Sharon Browne Nomination to Legal Services Corp & Status of Judicial Nominations

Feb. 11 Briefing: Sharon Browne Nomination to Legal Services Corp & Status of Judicial Nominations

Join the Alliance for Justice for a breakfast briefing, "Sharon Browne's Nomination to the Legal Services Corporation and the Status of Judicial Nominations During the Obama Administration," on Thursday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the EJS offices, 260 California St, 7th Floor, San Francisco. Join us for a light continental breakfast … Continue reading Feb. 11 Briefing: Sharon Browne Nomination to Legal Services Corp & Status of Judicial Nominations

Coalition Urges Congress Not to Confirm Sharon Browne to Legal Services Corporation Board

UPDATE2: New posts on Huffington Post and Think Progress. UPDATE: Bob Egelko of the San Francisco Chronicle covers the opposition to Browne in a Feb. 3, 2010, article and join us for a Feb. 11 briefing by Alliance for Justice on the Browne nomination. A coalition of more than seventy civil rights, women's rights, consumer, … Continue reading Coalition Urges Congress Not to Confirm Sharon Browne to Legal Services Corporation Board

Coalition Urges Congress Not to Confirm Sharon Browne to Legal Services Corporation Board

UPDATE2: New posts on Huffington Post and Think Progress. UPDATE: Bob Egelko of the San Francisco Chronicle covers the opposition to Browne in a Feb. 3, 2010, article and join us for a Feb. 11 briefing by Alliance for Justice on the Browne nomination. A coalition of more than seventy civil rights, women's rights, consumer, … Continue reading Coalition Urges Congress Not to Confirm Sharon Browne to Legal Services Corporation Board

Thomas A. Saenz, Counsel to Los Angeles Mayor, Named MALDEF President and General Counsel

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) today announced Thomas A. Saenz, Counsel to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, as its new President and General Counsel. Saenz will join MALDEF in mid-August. (Tom has been an extraordinary ally and supporter of EJS for many years. We congratulate him and wish him much success … Continue reading Thomas A. Saenz, Counsel to Los Angeles Mayor, Named MALDEF President and General Counsel

Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

Photo by nodeathpenalty.org The foundation of the Equal Justice Society is based on the premise that racial justice cannot be achieved when the law fails to reflect actual experience. Under existing equal protection law, the constricted “Intent Doctrine” (as established in the 1976 United States Supreme Court decision Washington v. Davis) ignores much of what … Continue reading Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty

Photo by nodeathpenalty.org The foundation of the Equal Justice Society is based on the premise that racial justice cannot be achieved when the law fails to reflect actual experience. Under existing equal protection law, the constricted “Intent Doctrine” (as established in the 1976 United States Supreme Court decision Washington v. Davis) ignores much of what … Continue reading Dying While Black: An Examination of Race and the California Death Penalty