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Marin County Civic Center - Under (2nd) Court Arch
3501 Civic Center Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
Tuesday October 12, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM PDT
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FAMILY COURT IN THE NEWS
Click on the link below to listen to CJE Executive Director Kathleen Russell's 9-minute interview with Edward O'Brien that aired yesterday on Montana Public Radio!
Kathleen Russell Discusses the Family Court Crisis on Montana Public Radio
AOC & Marin Court
As we approach the date of the protest -- just six days away -- we wanted to update you on some new developments. Please check the Event Homepage for background information about the protest.
12:30PM PRESS CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Speakers at the 12:30pm press conference will include:
1) Robin Yeamans, Appellate Specialist & Family Law Attorney from San Jose - Robin will speak directly about the importance of the destroyed documents to ongoing family law cases.
2) Assemblymember Jim Beall (D- San Jose) & other state lawmakers have been invited to speak as co-authors of the Joint Legislative Audit request for a state investigation of the Marin and Sacramento Family Courts (pending confirmation)
3) Barbara Kauffman, Marin Family Law Attorney - Barbara will speak briefly about the Marin Family Court problems that prompted the audit, and the significance of the document destruction.
*Kathleen Russell of the Center for Judicial Excellence will open up and moderate the press conference.
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EVENING PICKET 5:00PM-9:00PM
Please also be sure to sign up to picket and flyer with us that evening if you cannot join us for the morning picket, or if you cannot stop by during your lunch break. The third Gubernatorial Debate between candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown will be held just down the road at San Rafael's Dominican University at 6:30pm on Tuesday night. This presents us with another great opportunity to educate the public and the media about the family court crisis that is plaguing California. Tuesday night's debate is the ONLY Nationally-televised debate!
Please be sure to REGISTER ONLINE by clicking on the link below to sign up for a shift whenever you can join us on Tuesday October 12th!
All registration information is COMPLETELY confidential and will not appear anywhere on the web.
Reporters are asking us how many people we expect, so please use a pseudonym if you must, but stand and be counted if you plan on attending!
More details will be sent to you as we get closer to the Day of Action, so please stay tuned. Be sure to come to San Rafael on October 12th, and bring 5 friends with you. Thank you for your continued activism and support!
What: Protest & Press Conference
When: Tuesday October 12
Where: Marin County Civic Center - Under (2nd) Court Arch 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael
This day of action will include the following:
8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.