EJS Welcomes New Board Members Priscilla Ocen, Jayashri Srikantiah

EJS President Eva Paterson, EJS Board Chair Kate Kendell, and our board of directors welcome two new board members: Priscilla Ocen, Associate Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, and Jayashri Srikantiah, Professor of Law and Director of Stanford Law School's Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. Professor Priscilla Ocen's work examines the relationship between race and gender identities and … Continue reading EJS Welcomes New Board Members Priscilla Ocen, Jayashri Srikantiah

Minority, Women-Owned Small Businesses Seek Role in Caltrans Contracting Suit

Small business owners filed a motion today asking to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to dismantle Caltrans' Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE). The group of business owners asking to intervene oppose the lawsuit and support the DBE program, which aims to give minority and women-owned businesses equal opportunity to compete for federal contracts. "Small … Continue reading Minority, Women-Owned Small Businesses Seek Role in Caltrans Contracting Suit

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 … Continue reading Civil Rights Groups Ask California Supreme Court to Stop Prop. 8

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 … Continue reading Civil Rights Groups Ask California Supreme Court to Stop Prop. 8