Equal Justice Society, Lieff Cabraser, and Serna & Associates PLLC Announce Filing of Federal Injury Lawsuit in California Against L’Oreal, Softsheen, Dermoviva and Others for Cancer Allegedly Caused by Repeated Use of Hair Relaxer Products

Lieff Cabraser, Equal Justice Society, and Serna & Associates PLLC filed a federal injury lawsuit in the Central District of California on behalf of plaintiff Tamara Bryant alleging that Ms. Bryant’s uterine cancer was directly and proximately caused by her regular and recurrent use of hair relaxer products created by L’Oreal, Soft Sheen-Carson, Dermoviva Skin Essentials, Dabur International, Namaste Laboratories, Strength of Nature, and Godrej Son Holdings.

Federal Court Confirms IRS Unlawfully Withheld Stimulus Relief From Incarcerated People

On October 14, 2020, Chief Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the Northern District of California granted in part the Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment against the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin, and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig. In its order, the Court explained that “incarcerated individuals are not excludable asContinue reading “Federal Court Confirms IRS Unlawfully Withheld Stimulus Relief From Incarcerated People”

UC System No Longer Allowed to Consider SAT and ACT Scores in Admissions

Ruling blocks two-tier discriminatory system and marks major step toward the elimination of standardized testing in college admissions Lisa Holder, Los Angeles-based civil rights attorney and Equal Justice Society, Of Counsel, representing the Plaintiffs said: “The Regents openly admitted that the SAT/ACT is a racist, classist test that steeps preferences on wealthy, white student applicants. Nevertheless,Continue reading “UC System No Longer Allowed to Consider SAT and ACT Scores in Admissions”