Tobias Wolff: ‘Are Liberties Subject to Majority Vote?’

In an excellent op-ed published in today’s San Francisco Chronicle, EJS board member Tobias Wolff summarizes the core issues facing the Calif. Supreme Court as it considers overturning Prop. 8. Tobias, a constitutional law professor at U. Penn., rebuts Ken Starr’s argument that Prop. 8 should be considered an amendment rather than a revision toContinue reading “Tobias Wolff: ‘Are Liberties Subject to Majority Vote?’”

Remarks by Eva Paterson at Prop. 8 Oral Arguments Press Conference

As prepared for delivery at this morning’s press conference: Good morning. I’m Eva Paterson, President and co-founder of the Equal Justice Society. I’m here today to stand together with my friends and allies as we ask the state Supreme Court to stand for fairness and opportunity in our society. Last May, this Court ruled thatContinue reading “Remarks by Eva Paterson at Prop. 8 Oral Arguments Press Conference”

Kate Kendell, Eva Paterson: ‘Standing Together and Continuing the Conversation’

Next Thursday, the California Supreme Court will hear arguments in our legal challenge to Proposition 8. As we seek to overturn Prop 8, we have the broadest array of support ever seen on an LGBT issue before any California Court. This support speaks directly to the relationships and coalition work that many in the LGBT,Continue reading “Kate Kendell, Eva Paterson: ‘Standing Together and Continuing the Conversation’”