Soul of Justice

February 17, 2008

Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey will be broadcast on KQED, Channel 9 on Sunday, Feb. 17th at 6pm.

Guild member and award-winning director Abby Ginzberg's riveting and thought-provoking new film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States. We encourage you to tune in. To watch promo go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koT34hdKZBI

Fajitagate Appeal to the 9th Circuit

February 13, 2008

Guild attorney Dennis Cunningham is set to argue the Fajitagate appeal before the Ninth Circuit in a special session at Boalt Hall, on Febraury 13.

The session begins at 9:30. Torture policy architect, Jay Bybee, a Ninth Circuit judge is on the panel. Dennis filed a motion to recuse him on the grounds that as a proponent of torture, he cannot sit impartially in judgment of a case about police brutality. Guild members encouraged to attend what will surely be an interesting session.

NLG Pakistan Delegation Report Back

February 11, 2008

After Benazir: Eyewitness Accounts of Lawyers on Pakistan's Constitutional Crisis and the Implications for Global Security

A panel discussion co-sponsored by the Bay Area Association of Muslim Lawyers and the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California on Monday, February 11th at 6 pm.

Hosted by Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP, 101 Second Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.

Mentorship Committee Meeting

February 5, 2008

The next Mentorship Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 5th at 6:00 p.m. at David Weintraub's office. This change in date was made to accommodate several people who could not make our regularly scheduled meeting on the second Wednesday of the month.

As the first meeting of the new semester, this will be an important one. We will discuss follow-up to the matches we made last semester, finalization of our policies and procedures, and we'll choose some new folks to take over committee "roles." And all in just one hour.

Lynne Stewart in San Francisco

February 4, 2008

The NLGSF will host a reception with Lynne Stewart at Golden Gate University, 536 Mission Street in San Francisco, on February 4 from 5-7 pm in the student lounge.

Earlier in the day the University of San Francisco NLG Chapter will also host Lynne, 12:30, Feb. 4, USF Law at 2130 Fulton St. and Parker St., Kendrick Hall Rm. 103.

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