A handful of cases challenging the Bush Administration's warrantless wiretapping have been consolidated under San Francisco District Judge Vaughn Walker and were argued by NLG attorneys in August.
The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting is 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 25th, Jane Kaplan's office (510-848-4752 x 4, jKaplan@att.net), 3050 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA, across from the Starry Plough and La Pena.
We are pleased that Bay Area MLTF and NLG member, Mike Sorgen, will be speaking on his and Barry Vogel's recent victory against recruiters' abuse of women.
Marine Corps to pay $200,000 to 2 young women who say recruiters sexually assaulted them
At Caffe Verbena, 1111 Broadway, Lobby Level, in Oakland (Right above 12th Street BART Station). From 5 pm until 7 pm.
We will meet and greet, discuss the upcoming 70th Anniversary convention in Washington D.C., and welcome special guest, National President Marjorie Cohn, author of the new book Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law.
Please join us.
The next meeting of the NLG Sacramento Valley Chapter will be at 2001 P. Street, Suite 100 in Sacramento beginning at 6 p.m.
These men and women have lived through and with Agent Orange poisoning, and have very important stories to tell. Come share their experiences, and support them in their effort to secure a measure of relief for their country from this blight of war, Agent Orange.
Veteran's Building Room 223, 401 Van Ness (at McAllister) in San Francisco
Sponsored by the Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign.
The Queer Committee is having a meet up on Wednesday, June 27 at 8pm on the rooftop bar at Medjool (Mission between 20 & 21) for a meet and greet with the Thomas Steel intern, Becky Straus, and updates about the Transgender Know Your Rights project and the Newark 7 case.
A legal observer training will be held at 6:30pm at the Guild office, 558 Capp St (between 20 & 21) on Wednesday June 27.
Norton Tooby will be speaking on the Intersection of Military and Immigration Law at the next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting. Norton is an expert on this subject and practices criminal defense law in Oakland, CA. He specializes in:
- Immigration consequences of criminal convictions,
- Post-conviction relief, and
- Criminal defense of noncitizens
The meetings are the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m., CAP office, 101 2nd Street, SF, CA, corner of Mission and 2nd Street downtown. Take the BART exit at Montgomery Street.
Note the change in location—same building, different room.
The immigration committee will be meeting June 22 at 12:30 pm, 550 Montgomery Street, Suite 550.