Tag Archives: Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

[Updated] EJS and Calif. Advocacy Groups File Brief Opposing Race-Based Prison Lockdowns

Updated (October 22, 2014): Rebekah Evenson from Prison Law Office informed EJS that the┬áCalifornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation agreed to end all race-based lockdowns as a settlement of this case. ┬áThe Los Angeles Times covered the news.   OCTOBER 10, 2013 – The Equal Justice Society and other organizations this week filed an amicus [...]
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Civil Rights Groups Join Equal Justice Society in Brief Urging Court to Strike Down Anti-Equality Law in Michigan

The Equal Justice Society and more than a dozen other civil rights organizations this week filed an amicus brief (PDF) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, urging the court to strike down Michigan’s anti-equality Proposal 2 as unconstitutional. In its brief, EJS argues that Proposal 2 violates the Equal Protection Clause [...]
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