The National Lawyers Guild Denounces the Violence and Repression in Oaxaca

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an immediate end to the violent repression against the people of Oaxaca by the State and Federal government and paramilitary groups, an investigation into the disappeared and murdered Mexican citizens and foreign nationals, and the release of all detained persons.

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Seeking Answers - All Women\'s Human Rights Report Back from Philippine Delegation

October 13, 2006

Culture - Food - Discussion

7-9 pm at New College of California, 771 Valencia (btw 18th and 19th - near 16 St BART). $7-10 (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Over 750 activists have been killed in the Philippines since Gloria Macapagal Arroyo took office in 2001. Hundreds more have been harassed, displaced and/or disappeared. Of these over half came from the organized opposition movement, such as GABRIELA Women\'s Party and Bayan Muna. 80 of those killed were women - half of those were GABRIELA Women\'s Party organizers.

Executive Board Elections and Pre-Convention Meeting

October 4, 2006

5:30 – 8 P.M.
The San Francisco Public Library: 100 Larkin St., (at Grove).
Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, located on the Library's lower level, (Enter 30 Grove St., proceed down stairs).

The NLGSF is electing 8 new at-large members of our Executive Board and all 4 of our Executive Officers. This will be combined with a pre-convention discussion in San Francisco. The full election procedures are available here. Note that absentee voting is possible.

Progressive Lawyering Day

September 30, 2006

Join us this for our 38th annual Progressive Lawyering Day (PLD) - an event for progressive law students from throughout the Bay Area, this year featuring keynote speaker Angela Davis.

At Barrows Hall, U.C. Berkeley Campus

Panels Throughout the Day:

Angela Davis Delivers Keynote at 38th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day

Over 200 Bay Area law students and activists gathered for the 38th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day, sponsored by the NLG and presented by law student members, this Saturday on the UC Berkeley Campus.

Law students came from UC Hastings College of Law, New College of California School of Law, Golden Gate University, University of San Francisco, Stanford University, Pacific McGeorge University, UC Davis, and UC Berkeley.

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