Due process and justice on college campuses: The Rights of the Accused in the Trump Era

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Recently, defense lawyer Justin Dillon of KaiserDillon PLLC, published a piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education with the title, “Thank God for Betsy DeVos.” (If this is behind a firewall for you, email us at rjcenterberkeley@gmail.com and we’ll send you a copy). Dillon’s law firm, KaiserDillon has made a name for itself in defending […]

Michelle Alexander Takes The Long View

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Speaking at Boalt Law School to celebrate the 20 Year Anniversary of the Human Rights Law Clinic on Thursday, October 4, Michelle Alexander suggested we take the long view on the impending Kavanaugh confirmation. Her words were roughly: Resist the temptation to see this moment through snapchat or Instagram, and see it in the larger […]

API Month Leadership Spotlight: Bianca Filart

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting community leaders from the community for Asian Pacific Islander Month (API). Because the voices from the Pilipinx community often are underrepresented in U.S. media, our center recognizes the importance of uplifting voices like these. For our API series, we’re highlighting various leaders from the […]

API Month Leadership Spotlight: Kim Davalos

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting community leaders from the community for Asian Pacific Islander Month (API). Because the voices from the Pilipinx community often are underrepresented in U.S. media, our center recognizes the importance of uplifting voices like these. For our API series, we’re highlighting various leaders from Pinay […]

Humans of RJ: Sarah Jung-mi Brown

This week, the RJ Center is highlighting Sarah Jung-mi Brown, a graduate student at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Sarah is an RJ Student Leader and serves as the Graduate student liaison. Here’s her bio: Q: Tell me about where you grew up. Sarah: I grew up in Reno, Nevada. It’s called the biggest, […]

API Month Leadership Spotlight: Melissa Saulog Nagar

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting community leaders from the community for Asian Pacific Islander Month (API). Because the voices from the Pilipinx community often are underrepresented in U.S. media, our center recognizes the importance of uplifting voices like these. For our API series, we’re highlighting various leaders from Pinay […]