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.
Our next immigration committee meeting will be September 26 at 12:30. We will meet at the ACLU office, 39 Drumm Street, San Francisco.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 7 p.m. at the Law Office of Jane Kaplan, 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley. We will discuss plans for a military law training and case updates.
Our annual Fall Auction and Cocktail Party will be on Friday, September 19, 6-9 PM at the LGBT Center in San Francisco, 1800 Market by Octavia.
Our Demonstrations Committee provides legal support to protests, free speech actions, and civil disobedience. Our meetings are every third Tuesday, 6 PM.
The next Anti Racism Committee meeting will be at Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, 326 Frank H Ogawa Plz in Oakland at 6pm.
1. National Convention Anti-Racist Training
2. Bay Area Anti-Racist training
4. CLE week of October 6-10
5. Multipart CLE for winter/spring
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.
Our Queer Committee Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 11 has been postponed. Stay tuned for updates.
Get involved in organizing the mentorship project, which connects law students and new lawyers with more experienced progressive attorneys.
The next meeting will be at 6 pm at Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, 180 Sutter Street, Fifth Floor, San Francisco.
The 2009 Champion of Justice will be longtime Guild member Steven Bingham. Our Testimonial Dinner Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 PM at the home of board member David Weintraub, 5582 Lawton Ave in Rockridge Oakland.