Upcoming Events

Testimonial Dinner Committee

March 11, 2009

Our Dinner Committee will meet on March 11 and we can use all the help we can get to plan the biggest fund raiser of the year - our annual Testimonial Dinner. We could also use help on the 11th stuffing envelopes. Food, drink and friendly discussion will all be provided.

The Aftermath of the Gaza Attack: A Report Back from a Legal Observer on the Ground

March 5, 2009

12:45 PM to 1:45 PM - 105 Boalt Hall, Berkeley School of Law, with Noura Erakat.

Learn what really happened on the ground in Gaza...Law Students for Justice in Palestine along with the Boalt National Lawyers Guild (NLG) invite you to a report back from a member of the NLG delegation to Gaza.

The delegation interviewed doctors, humanitarian aid workers, hospital patients, and many civilians in the process of preparing a report of findings and recommendations on the impacts and implications of the recent hostilities.

Bay Area Military Law Panel

February 17, 2009

The Bay Area Military Law Panel of the MLTF will meet on February 17 at 6:30 PM at the Law Offices of Jane R. Kaplan, 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705, 510/848-4752, x4. The office is 2 blocks from the Ashby BART.

Elizabeth Stinson will be presenting on PTSD and mental health issues for soldiers.

Legal Observer Training

February 9, 2009

The next opportunity to be trained as a legal observer will be on Monday, February 9, 6:10 PM at UC Hastings, 198 McAllister in San Francisco, Room E. Trainings usually take an hour to an hour and a half. Law students, legal workers and lawyers are encouraged to attend.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

January 28, 2009

The next Bay Area NLG Anti-Racism Committee (ARC) Meeting will be on Wednesday, January 28 at 630 PM. We will meet at Golden Lotus Restaurant, 13th St & Franklin.

Proposed Agenda Items:
- Vision & Purpose Statement (15 min)
- Oscar Grant protests, Policy Brutality (10 min)
- TUPOCC update (5-10 min)
- ARC Bank Account- Need agreement for minutes (5-10 min)
- ARC Report to NEC has been submitted, review (5-10 min)
- NEC meeting 1/23-25 review (5-10 min)
- CLE series planning progress update (5-10 min)
- Other

NLG Week at UC Davis King Hall

January 26, 2009

NLG WEEK: January 26-30.
From the Ground Up: Social Movements Inspired by Everyday People.

All events take place from 12:00-1:00 in the Moot Courtoom of UC Davis Law School

Monday, January 26: Periaktos Production's Abbreviated Performance of "Clarence Darrow: Crimes, Causes and the Courtroom"
*Food provided by Zia's Delicatessen

CLE: Getting Out of the Military

January 24, 2009

GETTING OUT OF THE MILITARY: a CLE on how to advise soldiers seeking discharge from the military

Saturday, January 24, 2009
10:00am – 4:05pm. Registration begins at 9:30am
Session One starts promptly at 10:00 am
UC Berkeley School of Law – Boalt Hall, Room # TBA
Five hours of CLE credit available, including one hour of ethics credit

Immigration Committee Gathering

January 21, 2009

Please join us Wednesday January 21, 2009 from 6:30 to 7:30 (note time change from earlier announcement) for our next meeting/gathering. For those who were not with us at the meeting last October, this will be another chance for us to meet with one another in a less formal setting. There will be snacks and drinks.

We will meet at
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano and Nightingale
180 Sutter Street , 5th Floor
San Francisco , CA 94104