The next committee meeting will be 12:30 at 550 Montgomery Street, 11th Floor. Agenda and details will follow.
9:00am-5:00pm (breakfast and lunch served)
UC Davis School of Law - Martin Luther King Jr. Hall, Room 2021
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed a state of emergency for the California prison system on October 4, 2006. In response, the Third Annual King Hall Prison Law Symposium will address the pressing issues of this complex problem.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the NLGSF office, 558 Capp St.
- student day against the death penalty debrief
- PLD planning
- Law Student Vice President election
- ideas for student unity & Bay Area-wide activities
The 2007 Far West Regional Convention will happen at McGeorge School of law on March 31, 2007. McGeroge School of Law, Classroom C, 3200 5th Ave. Sacramento, CA. The Far West Region includes California and Hawaii.
[Download the flier](/docs/07 Far West Conference.pdf)
9:30am Police Accountability Workshop
10:30am Immigration Raids and Punitive Legislation
11:30am Military Law Workshop: Counter Recruitment and Aiding Conscientious Objectors
We will be training new legal observers at our office, 558 Capp Street, at 6:30 p.m.
Legal Observers are a critical part of our Demonstrations legal support work. They are trained to gather evidence during the course of a protest or demonstration, particularly involving law enforcement. This evidence can be critical if there is a need to aid criminal defendants or litigate following civil rights violations.
For more information see our demonstrations committee page.
The next Bay Area Military Law Task Force meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 28th at 7 p.m. at California Appellate Project office at 101 Second Street, Suite 600, San Francisco.
Here's a proposed agenda:
Report on NLG Military Law Task Force- Marti Hiken
Presentation (still being decided)
Discussion of cases
Come hear NLG Military Law Task Force lawyers, Colleen Flynn, Chris Ford, and Gordon Kaupp, argue the Task Force's Freedom of Information request (FOIA) before the federal district court in San Francisco on March 26th at 2:00 p.m.
We have asked for the Rules of Engagement and all other Department of Justice, State Department, CENTCOM, and Department of Defense Directives and orders pertaining to the shooting incident involving Sgrena in 2005 and for Fallujah throughout 2004. The government has been stalling for two years now.
Gifted lawyer and dedicated Guild member, Dennis Cunningham, is being honored by our chapter in 2007. Well known for his masterful work on the civil rights suit against the FBI for the false arrest and media smear of Earth First! activists Judy Bari and Darryl Cherney after their car was firebombed in 1992.
The Demonstrations Committee will meet at 6:00pm on March 20, 2007. The demo committee meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Come out and see a film about this year's Testimonial Dinner hinoree Dennis Cunningham!
GGU NLG presents:
The Forest for the Trees
Judi Bari v. The FBI
A Film by Bernadine Mellis
Thursday, March 15th
5-6:30 p.m. room 2203
At the Golden Gate University School of Law (536 Mission @ 1st st.)
Question and Answer Session with Attorney Dennis Cunningham (honoree of the 2007 NLG testimonial dinner) and reception to Follow.
The next Mentorship Committee meeting will be at 6pm on March 20 in Oakland.
Agenda is forthcoming. Please join us!
12:30 Location is 550 Montgomery, 11th floor.
Law student chapters across the country organize against the death penalty on March 1. You can find information from our national office here: www.nlg.org/deathpenalty/. Here are some events planned for the Bay Area:
University of San Francisco
Wednesday, Feb. 28
12:25-1:30, Kendrick Hall Room 100
Death Penalty debate between Elizabeth Zitrin (Amnesty International) and Kent Scheidegger (California Justice Legal Foundation); moderated by Dean Jeffrey Brand.
From 5-7 p.m. at Golden Gate University School of Law. More details to come. Sponsored by our Immigration Committee and law student chapter at GGU.
No one shall be tortured, falsely imprisoned, or denied basic democratic rights.
A benefit for the Lynne Stewart Defense Committee & the Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Special reception at 5:30 p.m. $25 wine and cheese reception only, includes signed poster.
The Guild is co-sponsoring a film screening of Race to Execution on Thursday, February 22 at 6:00 pm at the San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, (100 Larkin St. @ Civic Center). Free and Open to the Public. This compelling investigation of America's death penalty traces the fates of two Death Row inmates, revealing how race discrimination infects the capital punishment system.
The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. in Oakland.
The Demonstrations Committee will meet at 6:00pm on Tuesday, February 20, 2007. The Demo Committee meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Please join us for a general meeting of the immigration committee on Friday, February 2, 2007 at 12:30 pm, at 550 Montgomery Street, 11th floor.
Upcoming issues we will discuss (a more complete agenda will be available at the meeting):
1. Recent immigration sweeps in the East Bay - opportunities for Committee members to get involved;
2. Immigration Court Observation Project: Tentative start date in February - signup email for interested students will be sent shortly; and
3. Proposed additions to our format and offerings for committee members.
Law student members are encouraged to attend this retreat to discuss goal-setting for the rest of the year and to start planning the student day against the death penalty. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in San Francisco.