Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote in 1962 that many people favor the idea of justice in the abstract, but praise of the ideal is not nearly enough. “That justice is a good thing, a fine goal, even a supreme ideal, is commonly accepted. What is lacking is a sense of the monstrosity of injustice…Justice..is not […]
Foro Comunitario de Inmigración (gratis) Sábado, 1 de Junio, 2013 1 – 5 p.m. Escuela Intermedia Mendez Información sobre – DACA – Peticiones para familiares – Como puedo ser ciudadano de los E.E.U.U.
Texas Law Fellowships has honored me with its 2013 Excellence in Public Interest Award (EPIA) in the private attorney category. David Hinojosa of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) won the award in the public lawyer category for his considerable civil rights work on behalf of students in low-income districts, immigrants, and […]
The Texas Jail Project works to improve conditions in jails of the 254 counties of this state. A non-profit organization with a staff of one person and a small number of volunteers, the Texas Jail Project: Responds to inmates’ loved ones. It answers questions, provides information and forms on its website,here, and contacts officials. It […]
Recently, I was privileged to receive an invitation to speak on a panel to a group of students at the University of Texas at Austin who are enrolled in its Bridging Disciplines Program. The program, “Social Justice in Practice,” will take place just over a week from now, and today I sat down to review […]