ABA Recognizes EJS Staff Attorney Alexandra Santa Ana as a 2022 Fearless Children’s Lawyer of the Month

Equal Justice Society Legal Director Mona Tawatao announced today that the American Bar Association named EJS Staff Attorney Alexandra Santa Ana as a 2022 Fearless Children’s Lawyer of the Month!   Every day, lawyers across the United States represent children in a variety of legal matters including education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and immigration cases. ThisContinue reading “ABA Recognizes EJS Staff Attorney Alexandra Santa Ana as a 2022 Fearless Children’s Lawyer of the Month”

Dec. 7-8: California Reparations Task Force Continues Hearing from Experts

The California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans meets this week, December 7-8, starting at 9:00 a.m. Pacific on each day. Lisa Holder, EJS Of Counsel, is a member of the task force as an appointee of Governor Gavin Newsom. Complete information on the task force can be found at https://oag.ca.gov/ab3121.Continue reading “Dec. 7-8: California Reparations Task Force Continues Hearing from Experts”

Updated: Ninth Circuit Decision in Yu v. Idaho State and the Role of Implicit Bias Evidence

Nov. 15, 2021, Update Following the Ninth Circuit’s October amended opinion, Appellant Mr. Jun Yu filed a petition for panel rehearing on November 14, supported by an amicus brief filed by EJS and Strindberg Scholnick Birch Hallam Harstad Thorne. Amici are Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Legal AidContinue reading “Updated: Ninth Circuit Decision in Yu v. Idaho State and the Role of Implicit Bias Evidence”