To meet this increased need, we have now hired a Mass Defense Committee Coordinator. She will enhance our courtroom defense work, our work organizing pro-bono attorneys to help with jail support, and continuing to pressure prosecuting agencies to abide by their commitment NOT TO FILE cases against protesters arrested on low-level violations.
Please invest in our social justice work today and help us:
-Advance Legal Observer Training to monitor law enforcement at protests (over 200 trained to date with many more needed).
-Increase Know Your Rights training to inform protesters of their FREE SPEECH RIGHTS.
-Host more State Bar authorized Continuing Legal Education Seminars to train attorneys about core legal community needs and recruit more volunteers
-Create a Police Misconduct Roundtable to mentor, train and support young lawyers.
-Expand our Immigration Rights Clinics to give more free legal advice to immigrants.
-Continue our extensive Housing Committee work and legal services