The Guild Attempts to Halt Federal Grand Jury

The National Lawyers Guild and attorneys with Oakland-based Siegel & Yee filed a motion to quash a federal grand jury convened earlier this year. A press conference took place March 30, 2006 on the steps of the San Francisco Federal Building (450 Golden Gate) followed by the hearing on the matter at in Federal District Court. The Grand Jury has attempted to subpoena an independent journalist's videotape of a Mission District protest that occurred on July 8th of 2005. Read the full press release here or the motion to quash.