On April 1, 2021, the Government Accountability Project was joined by the Equal Justice Society and 263 other organizations in a letter to government leaders supporting accountability through strengthened whistleblower protections. The letter reflects broad stakeholder support consistent with last September’s Marist poll finding that 86% of likely voters favor stronger legal rights for whistleblowers. As the best sources … Continue reading Demand President Biden and Congress Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections
The Equal Justice Society is excited to announce that Alexandra J. Santa Ana will join us as Staff Attorney starting on March 15. Alex was most recently Youth Justice Staff Attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid, where she provided direct legal representation to young people involved in the dependency and delinquency systems or experiencing homelessness. … Continue reading Alexandra Santa Ana Joins EJS as Staff Attorney
The current right-wing Supreme Court majority is one of the greatest threats to racial justice and equity in recent American history, a new report from Take Back the Court and the Equal Justice Society argues. The six conservative justices’ judicial philosophies and jurisprudence on matters of race threaten progress on a wide range of racial justice issues.