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EJS 10th Anniversary Celebration at Yoshi’s Honors Founders, Sets Stage for New Efforts to Reclaim 14th Amendment

The Equal Justice Society celebrated its 10th anniversary on Dec. 7 with a gala fundraiser at Yoshi’s San Francisco featuring a concert by the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with Faye Carol, Kenny Washington and Jeannine Anderson where they performed new songs from “Soul of a Movement: Meditations on Martin Luther King, Jr.” See photos of […]
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Op-Ed: ‘Empathy is important in making judgments’

In an op-ed, “Empathy is important in making judgments,” published by the Oakland Tribune, EJS board member Prof. Margaret Russell, a law professor at Santa Clara University and Marilyn Edelstein, an English professor at the same institution, discuss the notion of empathy in the context of the Sotomayor confirmation hearings: “Empathy for one party is […]
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Prof. Margaret Russell Appointed to Sen. Boxer’s Judicial Advisory Committee

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today announced that she has established her judicial advisory committees that will be responsible for making recommendations to her for the positions of U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Marshal. After consideration of their recommendations, Senator Boxer will forward her choices to the Administration. Included among Sen. Boxer’s […]
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