Law and Justice in Haiti: Accountability and Reparations

October 23, 2008

Symposium with Reception - Law and Justice in Haiti: Accountability and Reparations

DATE: Thursday, October 23, 2008
TIME: 4:30-7:30pm
LOCATION: Alumni Reception Center, 200 McAllister

DETAILS: The Keynote Address will be provided by Father Jomanas, the Dean and founder of Hastings' sister law school, who will speak about the importance of law and justice in a country like Haiti.

Mentorship Project Committee Meeting

October 8, 2008

The Mentorship Project Committee will meet at 6 PM on Wednesday, October 6 at 1404 Franklin St., 5th Floor in Oakland.

This is a critical meeting as we will be reviewing and adopting our Committee's Policies and Procedures AND volunteering for the positions we create, AND planning for the Cocktail Party which is only about 6 weeks away.

PROPOSED AGENDA:

Anti-Racism for Effective Legal & Social Justice Work (CLE)

October 6, 2008

Anti-Racism for Effective Legal & Social Justice Work—Theory and Practice,
1.5 hour CLE (anti-bias)

When: Monday, 6 October 2008, 12:00-1:30 pm

Where: Mexicali Rose Restaurant meeting room, 701 Clay St, Downtown Oakland (at 7th st, across from Alameda County Courthouse, 4 blocks from 12th St BART [11th st exit])

CLE Charge: $25-40 for attorneys. Law students and legal workers, donations suggested. (Proceeds will help pay for anti-racist trainings to be held in the future for NLG members.)

The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal

October 3, 2008

Crime Magazine Editor J Patrick O'Connor discusses his new book, "The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal," in a tour of the SF Bay Area.

The NLGSF is sponsoring Friday evenings event: October 3rd, 5:30 pm: Room 3214, Golden Gate University, Mission St between 1st and 2nd, San Francisco. Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and the Mobilization To Free Mumia (info 510 268-9429).

South Bay Meeting/Mixer

October 2, 2008

NLG members who live or work in San Jose, Santa Clara, Fremont, Mountain View or anywhere in the South Bay are invited to a meeting and mixer at the Law Office of Carpenter & Mayfield, 730 North First Street in San Jose, on October 2 at 6 PM. Food and drink provided.

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