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Public interest law firm?

Original post made by truthjusticetaw, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on May 13, 2008

I am looking for a lead on a public interest organization or law firm that would be interested in this issue and be willing to pursue it legally.

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Posted by Logical
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 13, 2008 at 5:59 pm


You might get a better response to this if you changed the name of the post.

For most people "Public Interest" and "Law Firm" are contradictory terms.

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Posted by Fireman
a resident of another community
on May 14, 2008 at 8:46 am

ACLU, 39 Drum Street, San Francisco, Ca, 94111.

This is what I got when I contacted them about the CITY OF PALO ALTO,

Your letter to the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has been received. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer you legal advice or assistance. The ACLU is a private, non profit organization and are limited resources do not allow us to function as a general provider of legal services. Nor can our small staff do research or investigate many of the problem that come to our attention, no matter how legitimate they may be. In general, we must confine our involvement to a limited number of cases which raise new constitutional issues or which affect large numbers of people, and these are usually at the appellate level. Because of these criteria, we will not be able to provide you legal assistance. If you have sent us any documents, we are returning them.

You might consider contacting the following organizations, as they may be able to assist you.
Employment Law Center
600 harrison Street Suite 120
San Francisco, Ca, 94107
Main: 415 864 8848
clinic: 415 864 8208
Provide legal aid focusing on Employment discrimination cases for low-income individuals.

again we regret that we cannot be of assistance to you.

Signed a nice Person..... Legal assistant...

This Employment Law service could be a starting point for some other City Employee's. Also.

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