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.

Criminal Justice and the "War on Terror:" Defending Individuals Accused of Terrorism

June 26, 2008

The Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society and the NLGSF present:

Criminal Justice and the "War on Terror:" Defending Individuals Accused of Terrorism


Wazhma Mojaddidi
Criminal Defense Attorney, Law Office of Wazhma Mojaddidi and Attorney for Defendant in United States v. Hamid Hayat


NLGSF Calls on UC Berkeley to Investigate Professor John Yoo

John Yoo, the key author of Justice Department memos authorizing and providing cover for the illegal torture of U.S. military detainees, is presently a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall). Support our letter to UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, urging him to investigate whether Yoo's conduct violated the Faculty Code of Conduct.

Progressive Lawyering Day planning meeting

June 24, 2008

Progressive Lawyering Day (PLD) planning meeting
Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 7 pm at USF, Kendrick Hall Room 104 (2199 Fulton at Shrader)
directions here:

Please join us for a PLD planning meeting to discuss keynote speaker options, panel topic ideas, and work on the logistics of the day's event. This is a great opportunity to meet other NLG student activists and collaborate on the largest student-run NLG event of the year in the Bay Area.

NLGSF Endorses Oakland City ID Card

Today the NLGSF endorsed the initiative to create an Oakland City ID card. We believe that the potential benefits for Oakland residents more than justify the work of the Oakland City ID Card Coalition and the City's careful consideration and expeditious implementation of such a card. The ID card will fill a void by providing an official form of personal identification for the many Oakland residents who currently lack one. The ID card will also unify the Oakland community, make it safer and more secure, benefit the local economy, and facilitate participation in public and private City activities.

Black Power to Green Scare: The Criminalization of Dissent in the U.S.

June 5, 2008

The Center for Constitutional Rights and NLGSF present…

The Criminalization of Dissent in the United States
Thursday, June 5, 2008
6:30 PM
Women's Building
3543 18th St #8
San Francisco, CA 94110

Join the Center for Constitutional Rights for an engaging and important discussion exploring the criminalization of dissent historically and in the era of the so-called "war on terror." Hear from directly impacted communities and the attorneys and grassroots organizers struggling against repression.


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