The next Immigration Committee Meeting will be October 5 from 12:30-1:30 in room 3320 at Golden Gate University School of Law, 536 Mission Street in San Francisco.
Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission Street in San Francisco
Room 5215 at 5:30 pm
Last year, the NLG Immigration Committee kicked off a pilot program, based in part on other NLG chapters' work, to conduct observations of the Master Calendar hearings for detained clients in San Francisco's Immigration Court.
An election for our 2007-2008 Executive Board was held on October 2. The four non-student members of our Executive Committee along with 8 at-large Board members were elected. The results are ...
Eight former Black Panthers were arrested in January and charged with the murder of San Francisco Sgt. John Young in 1971 as well as conspiracy that encompasses numerous acts between 1968 and 1973.
The NLGSF joined the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and other amici in a challenge to California's "Defense of Marriage Act" or Family Code 300 which recognizes marriage as only between a man and a woman.
The next BALMP Meeting will be September 25 from 7-9 pm at 3050 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley (between Ashby and Alcatraz).
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for the immediate release of Mychal Bell, one of the six high school students who have come to be known as the "Jena 6." The Guild also calls for all charges against the Jena 6 to be dropped, and for the investigation and disbarment of Judge J.P. Mauffray and District Attorney Reed Walters.
This year's PLD will be at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. Attorney and advocate, Banafsheh Akhlaghi, founder and president of the National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement will give the keynote address.
Registration begins at 8:30 am. Panels and workshops include Police Accountability, Immigrant Rights, Transgender 101, Environmental Justice and more. A reception with DJ Chris Hernandez begins at 4 pm.
The 39th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day, sponsored by the San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and presented by student members of the National Lawyers Guild, was held on Saturday, September 15, 2007 from 8:30 am to 6 pm.