May Day Marches for Workers and Immigrant Rights

May 1, 2008

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

Protest Against Cuts to G.A.

April 28, 2008

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.

Hearing on NSA Spying in San Francisco District Court

April 23, 2008

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.

Sacramento Valley Region NLG Meeting

April 21, 2008

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
Telephone: 916/443-6911

Rally & Court Hearing for the SF8

April 21, 2008

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.



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