Committee Against Torture Meeting

December 4, 2008

Our Committee Against Torture meeting will be December 4 at 6 PM, 2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 601 in Berkeley.

We will discuss the Berkeley City Council meeting consideration of the John Yoo resolution, scheduled for December 8; potential other actions against other architects of torture, such as William Haynes; and a CLE on lawyers, torture and legal ethics.

Meditation for Lawyers CLE

December 2, 2008

Meditation for Lawyers will be presented by Doug Chermak, Hon. Mary Morgan (SF Superior Court), and David Borgen on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. Registration begins at 5:30 PM and the program is from 6 - 8:30 PM at the law office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000, in Oakland.

2 Hours CLE Credit: One hour of Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse and one hour of regular CLE credit will be available.

$35 for public service and low income attorneys; $65 regular rate.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

December 1, 2008

Please join us for the next meeting of the Anti-Racism Committee of the NLG Bay Area, Monday, December 1. We will meet at 6pm at the law office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000, in Oakland (near 19th St BART),

We will have a discussion to develop a vision & purpose statement for ARC. We will also plan to briefly discuss the plans for a multi-part CLE series created by ARC & TUPOCC.

Mentorship Cocktail Party

November 14, 2008

Come and meet attorneys and legal workers practicing in a variety of fields! Food and libations will be provided.

This event will give law student members a chance to meet students from neighboring law schools who are committed to working on the same issues and attorneys who've built careers in progressive lawyering. Oh, and did we mention the margaritas?

Friday, November 14, 2008
6 - 9 PM
Annual Mentorship Cocktail Party at David Weintraub's home, 5582 Lawton Avenue in Oakland

Immigrants’ Rights Organizations Sue Department of Homeland Security

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 12, 2008—Today a coalition of immigrants' rights organizations asked a federal judge to compel the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to disclose information about a program under which it removes non-citizens from the United States without hearings before immigration judges. The program, called "stipulated removal," has resulted in the removal of over 96,000 non-citizens since its inception.


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