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2007 National Conference (San Francisco, CA)

NAML’s fifth national conference was held in San Francisco, California from Nov. 9-11, 2007, Titled “Protecting America’s Promise” and co-sponsored with NMLSA, this conference was organized by NAML Executive Director Farhana Khera and NAML staff in the new San Francisco office, with the support of local Bay Area Muslim lawyers and law students.  Continuing to reflect the evolution of the American Muslim legal community, the conference featured a welcome from Jameel Jaffer, ACLU attorney and Co-Author of Administration of Torture: A Documentary Record from Washington to Abu Ghraib and Beyond, a keynote presentation by Justice Carlos Moreno of the California Supreme Court, at the closing Banquet Dinner Fundraising Event to Benefit Muslim Advocates, (NAML’s sister organization).  

Panel topics reflected a wide range of legal practice areas and hot topics for Muslim lawyers, such as:

Investigating & Prosecuting Terrorism Cases: Seeking Justice, While Upholding Constitutional Principles

The Impact and Legality of U.S. Counterterrorism Policies Overseas

Leveraging Legal Resources for the Benefit of the Muslim American Community: A Training Session for Lawyers

Encouraging Muslim Civic Engagement: Overcoming Legal Obstacles

Muslim Charities Under Siege: An Update & Efforts to Protect & Strengthen Muslim Nonprofit Institutions

Muslim Americans and Family Law in U.S. Courts

Full Conference Program

   Conference Photos

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