Upcoming Events

Immigration Committee Meeting

May 14, 2009

Please find below the proposed agenda for the NLG Immigration Committee's upcoming meeting this Thursday May 14, 2009 at 12:30. We hope you will be able to attend despite the somewhat short notice.

The meeting will be held at the ACLU office, 39 Drumm Street, San Francisco .

Proposed agenda items:

Executive Board Meeting

May 6, 2009

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, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

Our May meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the Rosenberg Foundation office, 131 Steuart Street, Suite 650, in San Francisco.

2009 Justice Summit

May 6, 2009

The NLGSF is cosponsoring the 2009 Justice Summit: Defending the Public and the Constitution.

Wednesday, May 6
10 AM - 2:30 PM (9:30 AM Registration)
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library
100 Larkin Street
Lower level, enter at 30 Grove Street

"Jailhouse Lawyers," by Mumia Abu-Jamal, Book Release Celebration

April 24, 2009

Join Angela Davis, Ed Mead, Avotcja, Tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia, Lynne Stewart, Tony Serra, Kiilu Nyasha, JR, and Noelle Hanrahan to celebrate the release of a new book "Jailhouse Lawyers" by Mumia Abu-Jamal. Introduction to the book written by Angela Davis.

Friday, April 24, 6:30 PM
Humanist Hall in Oakland
411 28th St.
$5-25, no one turned away.

Legal Observer Training at JFK

April 23, 2009

Legal Observer Training
JFK School of Law, Room L5
2629 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
11:45 am-1:00 pm
Free Pizza and Drinks

The Legal Observer training is geared to provide basic skills in monitoring demonstrations and other public gatherings to help ensure that they are conducted in a way that preserves our Constitutional rights.

Crimes Without Punishment: Gender-Motivated Killings in Guatemala

April 23, 2009

The National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is pleased to invite you to the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies' upcoming event, Crimes without Punishment: Gender-Motivated Killings in Guatemala. Two representatives from the internationally recognized Guatemalan human rights organization, the Myrna Mack Foundation, will discuss the issues of impunity and violence against women - including the femicides - in Guatemala.

Student Retreat and LSVP Election

April 8, 2009

NLG SF Law Student Spring Retreat & Law Student Vice President (LSVP) Election Meeting!

Wednesday, April 8th 2009
Van der Hout, Brigagliano, and Nightingale
180 Sutter Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Food will be provided.

Mandatory RSVP if you think you may come, since security lock their doors at 6pm! If you change your mind, no worries!

Immigration Court Observation Project TRAINING

March 30, 2009

SF Bay Area National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Chapter Immigration Court Observation Project (ICOP) Training

Monday, March 30
6:00 pm at Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission St., San Francisco (Near Montgomery BART)
Room 5312

NLG GGU and the San Francisco Bay Area NLG Immigration Committee invite all interested in immigration law and immigrant rights to participate in the NLG Immigration Committee's Immigration Court Observation Project ("ICOP").

Military Law Task Force Meeting

March 25, 2009

The next Bay Area Military Law Task Force meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 25th at 6:30 p.m. (note time) at 179 11th Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA; 415/864-5600, x111. The office is between Howard and Natoma with easy on-street parking.

Jane Kaplan and Steve Collier will facilitate a round table discussion about how to best liaison with military commands for representation of your clients. After the presentation we will discuss current cases and trends.

New members are welcome.