by Caroline Cox
Tony Mauro writes for The National Law Journal on the formation of a high-powered legal team to fight for marriage equality that includes former ACS Board member Pamela S. Karlan and Jeffrey L. Fischer, winner of the 2012 ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Academic Award.
In The Nation, Karen Houppert writes on the thousands of children braving immigration courts without parents or lawyers.
In the Huffington Post, Dave Jamieson reports on the Service Employees International Union victory to represent home care workers in Minnesota, which will make it “the largest bargaining unit of public-sector workers in the state’s history.”
The Daily Beast’s Sally Kohn writes on Indiana “feticide” charge that illustrates the increasingly harsh anti-abortion measures throughout the country.
Campbell Robertson and Joseph Goldstein write in The New York Times about widespread doubt among young African Americans and others that the killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. will spark significant change, pointing to St. Louis county courts where large numbers of black men are mired in its system.
John Avignone of Salon explains how conservative media ran a false story on Ferguson.