The Executive Board of the NLGSF generally meets every first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. Meetings are open to all Bay Area chapter members in good standing.
The NLG is looking for legal observers for the following May Day actions.
10:30 AM: March with the Longshore Workers
Longshore (ILWU) Hall, Mason and Beach St. (Take Muni F-Market.)
March down Embarcadero
12 noon: Rally at Justin Herman Plaza
12:30 PM: Direct Action to Stop the War (DASW) March/protest at military recruitment center & ICE. Depart from Justin Herman Plaza (Embarcadero BART)
2 PM: Amnesty rally at Dolores Park and then march to Civic Center
Bay Area Military Law Panel Meeting (BALMP), April 29, Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., Jane Kaplan's office, 3050 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA. [Between Ashby and Alcatraz, Kitty corner to Starry Plough & La Pena] - Discussion on the Okinawa cases, reports, Article 9 in Japan and various statewide cases.
Theory and Practice, 1.5 hour CLE
When: Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 12-1:30 pm
Where: Golden Gate University School of Law, 536 Mission St (b/ 1st & 2nd st, Montgomery BART) room 3203
CLE Charge: $20-40, Law students and Legal workers free/donations requested
Legal Observers needed for Monday April 28 at 9:30-10:30AM at 1221 Oak Street, in Oakland at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. The action will take place outside the building.
Over 35 CBO's and hundreds of people will be present for a press conference and public hearing regarding the cuts to General Assistance (welfare) in Alameda County. These cuts will affect thousands of Alameda County recipients.
There will be a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) hearing involving the release of the US military's Rules of Engagement in Iraq this coming Monday, April 28, at 2:00 pm at the Federal Courthouse in San Francisco before Judge Marilyn Hall Patel.
Does FISA trump State Secrets? This is the big question that may have an enormous impact on the future of privacy. Guild attorneys Ashlee Albies, Steven Goldberg, Lisa Jaskol, Zaha Hassan, Tom Nelson and others will ask District Court Judge Vaughn to rule on this at a hearing set for next Wednesday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. The courtroom is at 450 Golden Gate Ave., 17th Floor, Courtroom 6 in San Francisco.
Please join us for the Sacramento area regional NLG Meeting on Monday, April 21 at 6 pm at the Law Office of Mark Merin, 2001 P St, Suite 100, in Sacramento. The agenda includes: a speaker, report from Regional meeting in L.A.: Jose Luis Fuentes, report from Blue Diamond protest: Gary Fitzgerald, reports from Davis and McGeorge student chapters, and a report from Gang-Injunctions: Joshua Kaizuka.
Law Office of Mark E. Merin
2001 P Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Rally for the SF8! Drop all the charges!
Monday, April 21, 8:00 a.m.
Court at 9:30 a.m.
850 Bryant Street, SF, Dept. 23
Announcement from Free the SF8:
While the preliminary hearing will likely be set for September, this hearing is an important time to show support. All of the brothers are expected to be in court with us. Some motions will be heard and possible examinations of some witnesses may take place or be scheduled.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO freethesf8.org.
April 21, Monday, 9:00 a.m., Federal Court House, Veterans for Common Sense vs. Peake, Judge Conti, Disability Rights Advocates representing Veterans for Common Sense and Veterans for Truth.