EJS Joins Civil Rights Solidarity Statement on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

In the aftermath of last week’s massacre in Atlanta where eight people were murdered, including six women of Asian descent, 207 civil and human rights organizations, including the Equal Justice Society, released the following statement: “White supremacist violence against communities of color continues to escalate, especially in recent years. The deadly shootings in the Atlanta … Continue reading EJS Joins Civil Rights Solidarity Statement on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Alexandra Santa Ana Joins EJS as Staff Attorney

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

EJS Signs on to LDF/Impact Fund Amicus Brief Clarifying Class Action Typicality Standard in Case Involving False Information in Credit Reports

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) and the Impact Fund on March 10 filed an amicus brief on behalf of 24 organizations - including the Equal Justice Society - in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving Article III standing for members of certified class actions. LDF … Continue reading EJS Signs on to LDF/Impact Fund Amicus Brief Clarifying Class Action Typicality Standard in Case Involving False Information in Credit Reports