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Fresno Bee Covers LAAW’s efforts to End Courthouse Immigration Arrests

Staff attorney Marisa Díaz discusses LAAW's efforts, in conjunction with former Presidents of the California State Bar, retired judges, dozens of civil and immigrants’ rights groups, law professors, and many others to get California to adopt a statewide rule barring courthouse immigration arrests.
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The Daily Journal Covers LAAW’s efforts to end Courthouse Immigration Arrests

The Daily Journal (subscription required) discusses LAAW's Proposed Statewide rule to end courthouse immigration arrests in California and its impact on public safety and access to justice.
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LAAW, Joined by Prominent Attorneys and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates, Seeks a Statewide Rule Barring Courthouse Immigration Arrests in California

SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2018) —Legal Aid at Work, join … Continue reading “LAAW, Joined by Prominent Attorneys and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates, Seeks a Statewide Rule Barring Courthouse Immigration Arrests in California”

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Elizabeth Kristen explains at Slate.com on how “men’s rights” groups are twisting anti-discrimination laws to harm women

When men sue women’s empowerment organizations for gender discrimination. Is the law on their side? LAAW attorney Elizabeth Kristen emphatically says no: Targeting women’s empowerment events is an abuse of the law and part of the larger attack on the civil rights of vulnerable people that the Unruh Act was designed to protect, said Elizabeth Kristen, director of Gender Equity and LGBT Rights Program at Legal Aid at Work and an expert on gender discrimination. “They are using the Unruh Act as a sword.” And Kristen says not all of these lawsuits are the same.
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Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision

Today’s five-to-four Supreme Court decision in Janus v. … Continue reading “Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision”

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Statement on the Supreme Court Decision Upholding President Trump’s Muslim Ban

Five Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court allowed Trump’s … Continue reading “Statement on the Supreme Court Decision Upholding President Trump’s Muslim Ban”

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46 Years After Title IX, Girls Still Don’t Have Equal Rights on the Playing Field

Boys on Castle Park High School’s baseball team played … Continue reading “46 Years After Title IX, Girls Still Don’t Have Equal Rights on the Playing Field”

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This Father’s Day, Don’t Just Fight for Paternity Leave—Use it!

Nearly all fathers want to be there when a new child co … Continue reading “This Father’s Day, Don’t Just Fight for Paternity Leave—Use it!”

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The Podcast “Criminal” Features Story on LAAW Client Helen James

On "Criminal," LAAW Client Helen James tells her story of joining the Air Force in the 1950's and getting discharged due to her sexual orientation, and how that crippled her throughout her life: "We were considered to be a threat to the security of the nation." More than 60 years later, and just shy of her 91st birthday, Helen finally received the honorable discharge she deserved after LAAW and co-counsel filed suit.
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