Upcoming Events

Immigration Court Observation Project Training

October 25, 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
At John F. Kennedy University College of Law
100 Ellinwood Way in Pleasant Hill, Room 304

NLG JFK and the NLGSF Immigration Committee invite law students to participate in an Immigration Court Observation Project (ICOP) training.

Students should be committed to going to Master Calendar proceedings (held Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM - 12 PM) in immigration court at least once a month and documenting the immigration court process.

74th Law for the People Convention

October 12, 2011

The NLG's Annual, National Convention will be from October 12 through the 16th in Philadelphia.

Click here to register.

Convention Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1800 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 561-7500
NLG Group Rate: $127/night

Please use the code "NLG" when making your reservation to get the discounted rate. For directions and transportation information, visit: http://www.cpphiladelphia.com/

Executive Board Meeting

October 5, 2011

Our chapter Executive Board meetings are generally held every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. The board governs the chapter and is elected by the Bay Area membership. Any current member may attend with an RSVP, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

43rd Annual Progressive Lawyering Day

October 1, 2011

From the Streets to the Courts

Saturday October 1st at Golden Gate University

With keynote speaker Matt Gonzalez

10:00 - 10:30 - Breakfast and Welcome

10:40 - 11:55
Government Profiling and Surveillance of the Arab Middle Eastern
Muslim and South Asian Community in the Bay Area (Room 3214)

Dealing With the Fallout From Plata v. Brown (Room 3201)

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Matt Gonzalez: Chief Attorney of the San Francisco Public Defender's Office, 2008 Green Party vice-presidential candidate

In The Land of the Free... Film Screening

September 29, 2011

Political Prisoners in the US… FREE THEM ALL!
Film Screening of In the Land of the Free & Discussion about the Angola 3

Join TUPOCC (The United People of Color Caucus of the National Lawyers Guild) & other organizations to raise funds for the defense of the Angola 3, political prisoners locked up in Louisiana's horrific Angola Prison.

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011; Doors Open at 6pm, Film Showing at 6:30

Address: Saturn Café 2175 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 (1 block from Downtown Berkeley BART Station)

Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post 9-11 Injustice

September 27, 2011

6-9 PM, UC Hastings, 100 McAllister St. in San Francisco, Sky Room

Hastings National Lawyers Guild and Hastings Race and Poverty Law Organization present a Voice of Witness Project reading. Alia Mallek discusses Partriot Acts, a groundbreaking collection of oral histories, Patriot Acts tells the stories of men and women who have been needlessly swept up in the War on Terror. In their own words, narrators recount personal experiences of the post-9/11 backlash that have deeply altered their lives and communities.

Film Viewing: Sir! No Sir!

August 16, 2011

Part of the NLGSF Summer Film Series–a benefit for the Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

Tuesday, August 16th, 7:30 pm, mingling, 8:15pm film
El Rio, 3158 Mission St (@ Cesar Chavez), in San Francisco.
Donation of $8-$50 requested, no one turned away for lack of funds.