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BASF Board Supports San Francisco Civil Rights Ordinance

 

March 1, 2012 – San Francisco – The Board of Directors of The Bar Association of San Francisco voted to support the Safe San Francisco Civil Rights Ordinance. The ordinance would ensure that members of the San Francisco Police Department participating in counterterrorism activities with the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force do so in a manner that is fully consistent with state and local civil rights protections.

Read the letter (798KBPDFPDF) to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on March 1, 2012.


The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of over 8,000 attorneys, law students and legal professionals in the Bay Area. Founded in 1872, BASF is one of the largest and most dynamic metropolitan bar associations in the U.S., with a long and distinguished record of community action, public service and service to the legal profession.

Questions about media relations, BASF issues currently in the news, San Francisco Attorney magazine, marketing and communications:

Contact:
Ann Murphy, Director of Communications & Public Relations
Email:
amurphy@sfbar.org
Phone:
(415) 782-9000 x8792

For general communications inquiries:

Contact:
Sayre Happich, Assistant Director of Communications & Public Relations
Email:
shappich@sfbar.org
Phone:
(415) 782-9000 x8104