April 14, 2008

DNC People's Law Project: "Legal Collective" United To Defend Dissent

Upcoming events for this week and in the future for "a legal collective united to defend dissent at the 2008 DNC in Denver," coordinated by Recreate '68 (photos):
The Midnight Special Law Collective of Oakland, CA Comes to Town!!

**"Know Your Rights"
Midnight Special Presentation

When: Monday, April 14, 2008 from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Location: University of Denver College of Law, Room 190
Lunch provided by Blackjack Pizza

**"Legal Observing at the 2008 DNC"
Midnight Special Presentation

When: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Location: University of Denver College of Law, Room 190
Lunch provided by El Centro Humanitario -- Denver's 1st Day Laborer Center

**"Legal Observing, Know Your Rights, and Legal Solidarity at the 2008 DNC"
Midnight Special Presentation

When: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Location: University of Denver College of Law, Room 280

**"Panel Discussion: Balancing Security and Protester's Rights in Denver"
City Councilman Charlie Brown, District 6
Glenn Spagnuolo of Recreate '68 Protester Alliance

When: Thursday, April 17, 2008 from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Location: University of Denver College of Law, Room 190
Lunch provided by Spicy Thai

*All events are free and open to the public. The panel and Midnight Special events
will take place at the University of Denver Sturm College
of Law, 2255 E. Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80208. For
directions, please visit http://www.du.edu/maps/main_nw.html.
For more information, contact Heather Skrypek at hskrypek09@law.du.edu
Know your rights, dammit!

Upcoming events:
"Denver's Police Spy Files: Police Surveillance, the First Amendment and the Democratic National Convention" presented by the Colorado Bar Association Civil Rights Committee

Police state or public safety?
Police spying on lawful protest groups led to public
controversy and litigation in 2002.
What are the boundaries of the state’s interest?

When: Monday, April 28, noon–1:30 p.m.

Location: CBA offices, 1900 Grant St., 3rd floor

Speakers: Cole Finegan, Former Denver City
attorney, now Managing Partner at Hogan &
Hartson, and Mark Silverstein, Legal Director of
the ACLU of Colorado, who was counsel in the
case. Barbara Cohen will describe her experience
as the subject of a spy file.

One CLE credit requested. Cost is $15 and
includes lunch.

RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or (303) 860-1115, ext. 727 no later than Friday, April 25, 2008. Cancellations must also be received by this date. No shows will be charged for the cost of the program if no cancellation is made.
. . .
Tentative: Chilling Free Exercise or Controlling the Streets:
First Amendment Implications of Police Responses
to Mass Demonstrations

When: Friday, July 18, 2008 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: DU Law School
Unfortunately the "Mission" page is currently under construction.

But Colorado Confidential has this observation--"Throughout the week attorneys will be conducting training to teach prospective demonstrators protesting at the Democratic National Convention in Denver how to react to common scenarios involving police."

Issues include:
Advanced "Don't tase me bro!" vocalization lessons

How to decorate your plastic handcuffs

Compliance hold yoga

Update: Drunkablog notes the MSM's "shallow, credulous" coverage

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