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Forum on Globalization: Legal Strategies for Fighting Global Corporate Domination
by Deborah Lagutaris (debocracylive [at] yahoo.com)
Wednesday Apr 2nd, 2003 9:36 PM
Panel including Kevin Danaher, Medea Benjamin, Jose Luis Fuentes, Dorothy Kidd, Doug Hammerstrom
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Forum on Globalization: Legal Strategies
for Fighting Corporate Domination

· April 10, 2003 · 7:00 pm · UC Hastings College of the Law
198 McAllister, Louis B. Mayer Lounge (1st Floor), San Francisco

Addressing the role of the World Trade Organization (WTO), International Monetary Fund
(IMF), and other international institutions in allowing multinational corporations to dominate the global economy.

Strategies for confronting corporate abuses including discussions on the WTO meeting in
Cancun in September 2003, license revocation of Clear Channel Communications, Inc., corporate “personhood,” and lawsuit against Chevron for human rights violations in Nigeria.

· Kevin Danaher: co-founder of Global Exchange, author
and expert on international financial institutions
· Medea Benjamin: co-founder of Global Exchange,
human rights activist, former U.S. Senate candidate
· José Luis Fuentes: co-counsel on Bowoto v. Chevron and
Unocal corporate charter revocation
· Dorothy Kidd: author and Professor of Media Studies at
University of San Francisco
· Doug Hammerstrom: Hastings alumni, attorney
working on amicus brief for Kasky v. Nike

This is a fundraiser for the National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area chapter and student chapters. This event is co-sponsored by NLG student chapters at UC Hastings College of the Law, New College of California, and UC Berkeley Boalt Hall. Tickets are $5-$10 for students and $10-$50 sliding scale for general admission. Advanced tickets available through PayPal or by calling the NLG office at (415) 285-5067. All tickets bought via PayPal can be picked up at the door the night of the forum. Water and snacks will be available for purchase. Contact kglaw [at] pacbell.net or debocracylive [at] yahoo.com for more information. This event will provide 1 MCLE credit for attorneys for $45. The National Lawyers Guild is a California State Bar approved MCLE provider.

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