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EMERGENCY GRAND JURY TEACH-IN
Date Tuesday May 31
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
3030-B 16th Street near Mission
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Authorscally wag
************* EMERGENCY GRAND JURY TEACH-IN

Tuesday May 31st @7pm
3030-B 16th Street near Mission

At least seven local activists have been subpoenaed in the
last week to appear before a federal grand jury convened in
SF. In recent decades, the federal government has
increasingly used the grand jury to intimidate and harass
activists pushing for social justice.

Do you know your rights? Learn what you can do to protect
yourself and your community, and why you should know how
to resist this unjust process.

Speakers:

Mark Vermeulen –The National Lawyers Guild

Claude Marks –Freedom Archives

Anita Carswell - Former Grand Jury Resister

& Local activists with grand jury experience

ACTIVISTS ARE ORGANIZING RESISTANCE
COME SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY!
Check indybay.org for upcoming demonstrations.

Modern-Day Witch Hunts Must End!
As government repression in general increases, so does the
use of the federal grand jury to intimidate, incarcerate
and render impotent
activists across social movements. In recent years,
pressure on the animal rights, environmental justice,
anti-war and anarchist movements has increased
exponentially. At a recent hearing before the Senate
Committee on Environment and Public Works, John E. Lewis,
Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterterrorism Division
of the FBI, testified that,
“Investigating and preventing animal rights extremism and
eco-terrorism is one of the FBI’s highest domestic
terrorism priorities.”

Links for more information about grand juries:
Just Cause Law Collective:
http://www.lawcollective.org Go to the “grand juries” section.
http://www.lawcollective.org/article.php?id=46

No Compromise: http://www.nocompromise.org
Go to “Issue Archive” #22 fall 2003
http://www.nocompromise.org/issues/22grandjury.html
http://www.nocompromise.org/issues/22gj-lindsay.html

The National Lawyers Guild
http://www.nlg.org 212-679-5100 ext.12
Bay Area phone# 415-285-1041

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