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.

NLG Fundraiser at the Berkeley Rep: Joe Turner's Come and Gone

November 11, 2008

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Join your friends at the National Lawyers Guild for dinner at Downtown Restaurant in Berkeley followed by Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre - at $100 with proceeds benefiting the NLGSF it's a bargain. We will meet at Downtown Restaurant at 6 PM for dinner and drinks.

"Joe Turner's Come and Gone is an intoxicatingly hopeful blend of history, mystery, myth, ribald humor, music, dance, and enduring faith."

—Chicago Reader

NLGSF Questions BART Decisions During Immigrant Rights Action

Multiple Civil Rights/Human Rights Organizations Join Letter to BART Board of Directors

Hundreds of young activists were prevented from traveling to San Francisco from the East Bay when Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) decided to close multiple stations to prevent these young people from boarding. The NLGSF and 15 other organizations have sent a letter to the BART Board of Directors questioning their extreme measures that violated these individuals' constitutional rights and requesting information pursuant to the California Public Records Act.

NLGSF Supports "Stop The Raids" Protesters

Condemns BART Closures, ICE Raids, Collaboration with Local Law Enforcement

San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter National Lawyers Guild (NLGSF) vigorously supports the youth who rallied today in support of immigrant rights and against recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that have terrorized their communities. The NLGSF deplores BART's station closures which prevented hundreds of East Bay high school students from reaching the demonstration today at Immigration and Customs Enfocement (ICE) headquarters in downtown San Francisco.


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