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Thu, Jun 20, 2013
12:00 PM

Law as a Tool for Social Justice- June 20 in San Jose!

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Join NIF Law Fellows Samar Qudha Tannous and Carmel Pomerantz as they discuss the intersection of the Israeli judicial system and social change in Israel, as well as competing aspects of the law that at times empower and at other times marginalize the country's most vulnerable populations.

When: Thursday, June 20th, noon-1:30 pm
Where: 
McManis Faulkner Law Offices in San Jose
Address provided upon RSVP
Cost: $10, includes veggie lunch
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Samar Qudha Tannous is a Palestinian Arab-Israeli lawyer, feminist, and human rights activist. Prior to joining the NIF Law Fellowship, Samar worked as a coordinator and moderator at the Women Legal Leaders Program at Itach-Ma’aki - Women Lawyers for Social Justice, a feminist organization comprised of women-lawyers aiming to advance social justice for all citizens in Israel.



Carmel Pomerantz specializes in human rights litigation and has argued in the Israeli Supreme Court on issues relating to the Occupation and to freedom of political speech. Prior to joining the NIF Law Fellowship, Carmel was an associate-at-law in the Michael Sfard Law Office. She was part of the legal team of a number of Human Rights NGOs (including Yesh Din and Ir Amim) and was involved in the social justice campaign in 2011.


Event Location

McManis Faulkner Law Offices in San Jose
Address provided upon RSVP
San Jose, CA 


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