Progressive Lawyering Day 2008: For The Love Of Justice

The 40th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day will be at USF School of Law September 27th. 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.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

September 16, 2008

The next Anti Racism Committee meeting will be at Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, 326 Frank H Ogawa Plz in Oakland at 6pm.

Proposed Agenda:
1. National Convention Anti-Racist Training
2. Bay Area Anti-Racist training
3. Fundraising
4. CLE week of October 6-10
5. Multipart CLE for winter/spring
6. ?

Committee Against Torture Meeting

September 15, 2008

Our next Committee Against Torture meeting will be on Monday, September 15 at 6 PM, 2140 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley CA, Suite 601.

Torture as an acceptable interrogation technique is increasingly defended by political and legal figures in positions of power. The NLG maintains what most scholars and human rights activists maintain, that torture is immoral and illegal. Join us for our next committee meeting to organize against torture and its defenders.

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