Mark your calendars. The next Sacramento Valley NLG meeting will be on February 20 at the Law Office of Mark Marin, 2001 P. Street, Suite 100 in Sacramento. More details to come.
The next Demo Committee meeting will be held at 6pm on Tuesday, February 19. We will be discussing the anniversary of the war protests, collecting legal observer evidence and ongoing cases.
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey will be broadcast on KQED, Channel 9 on Sunday, Feb. 17th at 6pm.
Guild member and award-winning director Abby Ginzberg's riveting and thought-provoking new film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States. We encourage you to tune in. To watch promo go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koT34hdKZBI
Guild attorney Dennis Cunningham is set to argue the Fajitagate appeal before the Ninth Circuit in a special session at Boalt Hall, on Febraury 13.
The session begins at 9:30. Torture policy architect, Jay Bybee, a Ninth Circuit judge is on the panel. Dennis filed a motion to recuse him on the grounds that as a proponent of torture, he cannot sit impartially in judgment of a case about police brutality. Guild members encouraged to attend what will surely be an interesting session.
After Benazir: Eyewitness Accounts of Lawyers on Pakistan's Constitutional Crisis and the Implications for Global Security
A panel discussion co-sponsored by the Bay Area Association of Muslim Lawyers and the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California on Monday, February 11th at 6 pm.
Hosted by Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP, 101 Second Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
PI/PS day will be held at UC Hastings on Saturday, Feburary 9. Guild students will protest military presence during lunchtime.
The next Mentorship Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 5th at 6:00 p.m. at David Weintraub's office. This change in date was made to accommodate several people who could not make our regularly scheduled meeting on the second Wednesday of the month.
As the first meeting of the new semester, this will be an important one. We will discuss follow-up to the matches we made last semester, finalization of our policies and procedures, and we'll choose some new folks to take over committee "roles." And all in just one hour.
The NLGSF will host a reception with Lynne Stewart at Golden Gate University, 536 Mission Street in San Francisco, on February 4 from 5-7 pm in the student lounge.
Earlier in the day the University of San Francisco NLG Chapter will also host Lynne, 12:30, Feb. 4, USF Law at 2130 Fulton St. and Parker St., Kendrick Hall Rm. 103.
Help your neighbors realize their dream of citizenship!
On Saturday, February 2, 2008, please join the NLG as a cosponsor with the American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter at a Citizenship Workshop.
January 28 through February 2
Hosted by the NLG Chapter at UC Davis, King Hall
All events open to the public. 12-1 pm in the Wilkins Moot Courtroom.
Our Committee Against Torture will meet on January 26 at 6 pm to discuss our ongoing work against torture as an acceptable interrogation technique. We will meet at 2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 601 in Berkeley.
Fundraiser for the National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.
At the Law Office of Mark Merin, 2001 P Street, Suite 100, Sacramento at 6 p.m.
The Demonstrations Committee will be meeting at 6 pm to discuss legal support for past and upcoming demonstrations.
The next BAMLP meeting will be Tuesday, January 15th, 2008. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Jane Kaplan's office, 3050 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA. [Between Ashby and Alcatraz. (Kitty corner to Starry Plough & La Pena)]
We will be discussing the Jose Padilla case against John Yoo recently filed in San Francisco, and individual cases.
Join CODEPINK and Global Exchange for an inspiring & unforgettable night of dancing, music, merrymaking & performance with your favorite Bay Area progressives. Enjoy a magnificent view of the fireworks by the Bay, rub elbows with the most famous and infamous att San Francisco's imaginary and unique Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf.
The Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, 145 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
The next Immigration Committee Meeting will be Friday, December 14 at 1:00 p.m. at the ACLU Offices, 39 Drumm Street, in San Francisco.
Please join us for an Evening of Meditation and Instruction for Lawyers CLE. Meditation has proved itself a great tool for lawyers. It brings focus, intentionality, and balance to our work life whether in the courtroom, in the office, at meetings or at home.
Please join Susan B. Jordan, David Borgen and Doug Chermak on Dec. 3, 2007 for an evening of meditation instruction and practice worth 2 hours of ethics CLE credit at the offices of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive Suite 1000 in Oakland.
How the "war on terror" has diminished human rights and actually made us more susceptible to future terrorist attacks.
Wednesday, November 28
Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
Audre Lorde Room
6:30 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Presentation
co-sponsored by the Center for Constitutional Rights