Progressive Lawyering Day

September 27, 2008

The Students of the National Lawyers Guild present:
40th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day
Saturday, September 27, 2008, 10 am - 6 pm
University of San Francisco School of Law, Kendrick Hall
2199 Fulton St at Parker Ave, San Francisco, CA
(Accessible by buses 5 Fulton and 21 Hayes)

Panel topics will include immigration, sex workers' rights and organizing efforts, international womens' rights, and juvenile justice.

Our keynote speaker is San Francisco Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry Stewart. Ms. Stewart successfully argued before the California Supreme Court on behalf of the city and county of San Francisco for the legalization of same sex marriage.

Free breakfast, lunch, and reception.

CLE credit offered - suggested donation $20-$60 to be used toward student travel stipends for the national NLG convention in Detroit.

Progressive Lawyering Day – Sat, Sept 27 at USF

10 am Registration/breakfast

10:30-12 pm
International women's rights panel
Sophie Clavier, Professor of International Relations San Francisco State; Zakia Afrin, Amnesty International; Mona Cadena, Deputy Director, Amnesty International USA Western Region

Immigration panel
Francisco Ugarte, San Francisco Immigrant Legal Education Network; Diana Rashid, Workplace Immigrant & Civil Rights Organizer

12-1 pm Lunch

1-2:30 pm
Juvenile justice panel
Cassandra James, Center for Young Women's Development; Roger Chan, San Francisco Public Defender's office

Sex workers rights panel
Maxine Doogan and Starchild, Erotic Service Providers Union

3-4:30 pm Keynote speaker
San Francisco Chief Deputy City Attorney Therese Stewart

4:30-6 pm Reception