Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Progressive Lawyering Day 2009

Following up on this week's posts on minors in California's criminal justice system, this Saturday there will be a panel on the San Francisco police's interrogation of immigrant youth, featuring Supervisor David Campos. The panel is part of Progressive Lawyering Day 2009, hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. The day also features a keynote lecture from civil rights attorney John Burris.

Here's the full schedule for the event, 10a-6p Sat 10/3 at UC-Hastings, 198 McAllister St., SF:
10:00am Registration/Free Breakfast
10:30-12:00 2 Panels: Transgender Advocacy & SF Police Interrogation of Immigrant Youth feat. SF Supervisor David Campos
12:00-1:00 Free Lunch
1:00-2:30 2 Panels: Alien Tort Claims Act & Everything You Wanted to Know About Fellowships
3:00-4:30 Key Note Speaker John Burris (attorney for the family of Oscar Grant)
4:30-6:00 Reception with free food/drinks

Facebook invite here. Note that CLE credits are available for both afternoon panels.

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