Upcoming Events

President Obama’s Immigration Policy and Central American Asylum Seekers

July 7, 2015

In 2014, the United States saw a sharp increase in Central American asylum seekers who were fleeing violence in their home countries. Upon arriving in the United States, many asylum seekers are placed in isolated detention centers in Texas, far from family, friends and access to legal counsel. There they are subject to an expedited deportation process if they are unable to overcome the high legal burden that is necessary to qualify for asylum.

Demonstrations Committee Meeting

July 13, 2015

The next NLG Demo Committee meeting will be Monday July 13, 6:30pm at the NLG office, 558 Capp St., S.F.

People working on cases are particularly encouraged to come - we will talk about ongoing cases and post-charging support. Other possible agenda items, to be determined by meeting participants, include upcoming actions, legal observer trainings and post-demo procedures, database conflict issues, ongoing work re OPD and BPD.

Please let carlos@nlgsf.org know if you are coming, we will order some food.

Privacy in a Digital World: What We Have Given Up and What We Are at Risk of Losing

July 14, 2015

Increasingly, information about our lives is stored or captured electronically by private companies or monitored by the government in the name of national security. At the same time, our personal sense of privacy may be shifting as we share more of ourselves on social media. The consequences of these developments will be

Review of the 2014–2015 United States Supreme Court Term (TWO EVENTS)

July 21, 2015

The Supreme Court this past year decided cases presenting a wide range of issues, including marriage equality; pregnancy discrimination; voting rights; free speech; religious accommodation; the Affordable Care Act; and the application of disparate impact in fair housing cases. Constitutional law scholar Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, will offer an insightful analysis of the Court’s rulings and his views on what important issues are likely to be on the Court’s docket in the upcoming term.

TUPOCC Meeting

August 19, 2015

Join the Bay TUPOCC (The United People of Color Caucus)* for their bi-monthly meeting!

6:30pm, Wednesday, August 19th

Location: 1736 Franklin St., 4th fl. Oakland @ 6:30pm Please RSVP to Aliya at aliya.karmali@gmail.com

*TUPOCC is open to all members who self-identify as a person of color.