Tag Archives: civil rights

Give Women in Wal-Mart v. Dukes Their Day in Court

Equal Justice Society (EJS) joined the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) this week to file an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court case Dukes v. Wal-Mart, the largest civil rights class action lawsuit in U.S. history. On March 29, the Court will conduct a limited […]
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Coalition Urges Congress Not to Confirm Sharon Browne to Legal Services Corporation Board

UPDATE2: New posts on Huffington Post and Think Progress. UPDATE: Bob Egelko of the San Francisco Chronicle covers the opposition to Browne in a Feb. 3, 2010, article and join us for a Feb. 11 briefing by Alliance for Justice on the Browne nomination. A coalition of more than seventy civil rights, women’s rights, consumer, […]
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Coalition Urges Congress Not to Confirm Sharon Browne to Legal Services Corporation Board

UPDATE2: New posts on Huffington Post and Think Progress. UPDATE: Bob Egelko of the San Francisco Chronicle covers the opposition to Browne in a Feb. 3, 2010, article and join us for a Feb. 11 briefing by Alliance for Justice on the Browne nomination. A coalition of more than seventy civil rights, women’s rights, consumer, […]
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Civil Rights Groups Ask California Supreme Court to Stop Prop. 8

Civil rights groups on Nov. 14 filed a petition (PDF) with the California Supreme Court to stop the enactment of Proposition 8 because it would mandate discrimination against a minority group and did not follow the process required for fundamental revisions to the California Constitution. In the petition, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Mexican […]
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Civil Rights Groups Ask California Supreme Court to Stop Prop. 8

Civil rights groups on Nov. 14 filed a petition (PDF) with the California Supreme Court to stop the enactment of Proposition 8 because it would mandate discrimination against a minority group and did not follow the process required for fundamental revisions to the California Constitution. In the petition, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Mexican […]
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