President Obama Nominates Edward M. Chen for Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern California

The Equal Justice Society congratulates U.S. Magistrate Judge Edward M. Chen on his appointment by President Barack Obama to serve as a federal district court judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA) this morning issued a statement applauding President … Continue reading President Obama Nominates Edward M. Chen for Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern California

Op-ed: ‘AG’s Prop 209 stance in sync with Constitution’

The following op-ed, titled "AG's Prop 209 stance in sync with Constitution," by Dennis Herrera, Eva Paterson and Oren Sellstrom was published in The Recorder today. The Pacific Legal Foundation continues its assault on equal opportunity and fairness by attacking the California state Department of Justice's brief to the California Supreme Court on the constitutionality … Continue reading Op-ed: ‘AG’s Prop 209 stance in sync with Constitution’

Eva Paterson, Other Leaders Join Lawyers for Press Conference on Prop 8 Legal Challenge

EJS President Eva Paterson will participate in a press conference with other leaders and attorneys to be held immediately prior to Thursday’s California Supreme Court oral arguments in the Prop 8 legal challenge. Attorneys will argue that by taking away a right only from one group, Proposition 8 violates the most basic principle of our … Continue reading Eva Paterson, Other Leaders Join Lawyers for Press Conference on Prop 8 Legal Challenge