Sara Jackson in Story on UC Tuition Hike Impact on Diversity

With more drastic tuition hikes on the horizon, some students of color fear their communities will be hardest hit. story by Lindsey Freeland includes interview with Equal Justice Society staff attorney Sara Jackson.

Latinos Missing from NY Times Recollection of 2009 Passings

Our friend and ally Tom Saenz, President and General Counsel of MALDEF, has brought to our attention the issue addressed in the article that follows. After seeing the new Star Trek movie, he pointed out that there are apparently no Latinos in the future. There were no Latino characters on the starship Enterprise. The followingContinue reading “Latinos Missing from NY Times Recollection of 2009 Passings”

Op-Ed: ‘Empathy is important in making judgments’

In an op-ed, “Empathy is important in making judgments,” published by the Oakland Tribune, EJS board member Prof. Margaret Russell, a law professor at Santa Clara University and Marilyn Edelstein, an English professor at the same institution, discuss the notion of empathy in the context of the Sotomayor confirmation hearings: “Empathy for one party isContinue reading “Op-Ed: ‘Empathy is important in making judgments’”