SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Implicit Bias

The following remarks were delivered by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Aug. 1, 2013, at the Criminal Litigation Ethics Seminar at UC Hastings College of the Law. Jeff spoke about unconscious bias in the criminal justice system, recent neuroscience findings, and the Trayvon Martin case. He was among three keynote presenters at the seminar, a hands-on … Continue reading SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Implicit Bias

Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Reggie Shuford, EJS Director of Law and Policy, was the guest lecturer today at Ruth Chance Monday, sponsored by Berkeley Law's Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice. Joining theory and practice, Ruth Chance Mondays is a biweekly luncheon speakers series that brings prominent social justice practitioners to Boalt Hall to discuss current issues and … Continue reading Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Reggie Shuford, EJS Director of Law and Policy, was the guest lecturer today at Ruth Chance Monday, sponsored by Berkeley Law's Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice. Joining theory and practice, Ruth Chance Mondays is a biweekly luncheon speakers series that brings prominent social justice practitioners to Boalt Hall to discuss current issues and … Continue reading Reggie Shuford Lecture on Implicit Bias and the Law at Berkeley Law’s Ruth Chance Mondays

Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

An upcoming issue of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives will include the article “Inconsistent Originalism and the Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration” by Brando Simeo Starkey, the Equal Justice Society Judge Constance Baker Motley Fellow. The article can be downloaded here. After Washington v. Davis, the Equal Protection Clause, as … Continue reading Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

An upcoming issue of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives will include the article “Inconsistent Originalism and the Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration” by Brando Simeo Starkey, the Equal Justice Society Judge Constance Baker Motley Fellow. The article can be downloaded here. After Washington v. Davis, the Equal Protection Clause, as … Continue reading Georgetown Law Journal to Publish Article by EJS Motley Fellow Brando Simeo Starkey on Need for Equal Protection Re-Invigoration

Share Your Unconscious Bias Stories With Us

The Equal Justice Society is working to deepen awareness of unconscious bias through the use of storytelling in television and movies (read more about our related activities). There are a host of interesting stories that can be packaged to Hollywood to both entertain and educate people on the ways that unintentional racism still permeates. We … Continue reading Share Your Unconscious Bias Stories With Us

EJS Co-Presents Unconscious Bias Panel at Writers Guild in LA, Introduction by Norman Lear

The Equal Justice Society will co-present in late-September a thought-provoking discussion on unconscious bias offering insights that will challenge and inspire new ideas in developing and producing programming that reflects the true diversity of our rapidly changing society. EJS joins the Writers Guild of America West, Screen Actors Guild, Americans for American Values and the … Continue reading EJS Co-Presents Unconscious Bias Panel at Writers Guild in LA, Introduction by Norman Lear

Eva Paterson’s BBC Radio Interview on Racism and Obama

BBC Radio's Mark Forrest talks with EJS President Eva Paterson following reports this week that a staffer for a Republican state Senator in Tennessee sent an email with an image showing portraits of our presidents, except President Obama is depicted only with two eyeballs on a solid black background. As reported by numerous outlets, including … Continue reading Eva Paterson’s BBC Radio Interview on Racism and Obama