NLG Queer Committee Supports HRC Dinner Protesters

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter National Lawyers Guild Queer Committee supports the "Left Out Party" where people will protest the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) San Francisco Bay Area Gala because of its failure to support the rights of transgender individuals.

The Queer Committee disagrees with HRC's decision to continue its support of the Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) after protections for transgender employees were stripped from the bill.

Committee on Torture Meeting

July 21, 2008

Join our Committee on Torture to counter the promotion of torture as a legitimate tactic against prisoners held by the U.S. military. We will discuss our call to take action against Professor John Yoo among other things.

Committee on Torture of the NLGSF
Monday, July 21, 2008 6PM
Law Office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian
300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000
Oakland

PLD Planning Meeting

July 20, 2008

PLD Planning meeting
Sunday, July 20 at 2 pm
at Darin's house in Oakland

Please join us to help prepare for the Bay Area-wide student organized Progressive Lawyering Day conference to be held on Sat, September 27 at USF.

New Immigration Court Rules MCLE

July 17, 2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008, 12:00 - 1:30 PM
MCLE credit 1 hour
Free to all

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
405 Howard Street, San Francisco
(BART/Muni Montgomery)
Check in with reception, 10th Floor
Brownbag held in Cafeteria, 8th Floor

New Nationwide Rules For Practice in Immigration Court

The new Immigration Court Practice Manual becomes the nationwide guide to the court's rules and procedures July 2, 2008. What does this mean for your pending or new case?

Queer Committee Meeting

July 10, 2008

We are having our NLGSF Queer Committee meeting on Thursday, July 10, from 6-8 PM. It will take place at The LGBT Center, 1800 Market St in San Francisco, Room 305. Food will be provided!!

Among other agenda items, we will be discussing this summer's launch of the transgender know your rights project. Please come to hear what we are up to, discuss current issues that we can focus on, and enjoy good company!

Immigration Committee Meeting

June 27, 2008

Please join us at 12:30 on Friday, June 27th at the ACLU building, 39 Drumm Street, 2nd floor for our monthly NLG Immigration Committee meeting. The primary topic will be the continuing raids response work including motions to redetermine, individual representation, motions to suppress, and time permitting, strategy for responding to future raids.

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