NLG Report Back from Tunisia Luncheon

The Portland Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild,
and the Honorable Diana Stuart, Edward Jones,
Richard Baldwin and Robert Wollheim,
invite you to a…

REPORT BACK FROM TUNISIA
Friday, May 13, 2011
12:00 – 1:15 PM
Multnomah County
Courthouse
1021 SW 4th Ave.,
Room 226
Judge Wyatt’s Courtroom

This event is a brown bag lunch. Please bring your associates and friends.

Steven Goldberg and Tom Nelson were part of a delegation of lawyers and activists from the United States, England and Turkey which visited Tunisia in March at the invitation of the National Bar Association of Tunisia. The cataclysmic political changes which resulted in the fall of the Ben Ali regime in January sparked continued changes and protests throughout North Africa and the Middle East.

· How did such dramatic political change happen so quickly?
· What was the role of lawyers in bringing about this change?
· What are the challenges to the transition to democracy?
· How can U.S. lawyers and judges be part of such international delegations?

Come and find out the answers to these questions!

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