Abolitionist Lawyering Strategies; Building Practices Into Advocacy, Direct Service, & Referrals

May 24, 2016

55 Columbus Ave, San Francisco 6 - 8 pm Drinks & Food Provided CLE Credit Available Free, but donations encouraged.

Abolitionist Lawyering Strategies; Building Practices Into Advocacy, Direct Service, and Referrals This workshop will provide real life examples from attorneys and advocates who employ abolitionist practices in their work. Panelists will present specific scenarios, then participants will offer feedback aimed toward improving alternatives to relying on traditional criminal legal approaches. Being a repeat player with bureaucrats and gatekeepers; how to maintain abolitionist principles without being a detriment to current or future clients. How to get good outcomes without buying into the norms of the system.

Invited Organizations: Asian Law Caucus (Confirmed), National Lawyers Guild (Confirmed), Anti-Police Terror Project, Asian Prisoner Support Committee, Transgender Intersex Justice Project, Critical Resistance