FIRM HOSTS FORUM ON CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS
On June 21, 2007 Thompson OâNeil & VanderVeen hosted a gathering of progressive lawyers and concerned individuals from the Community for a forum on the erosion of our constitutional rights. Featured speakers included Bill Goodman, former Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York and Buck Davis and Cynthia Heenan members of the National Lawyers Guild who represent prisoners currently being held without charge at the U.S. Detention Center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The Firm has a long history of supporting liberal candidates and causes. Its offices have been the site of numerous fund-raisers and rallies for progressive campaigns including those of Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, Attorney General Frank Kelly, Supreme Court Judges Michael Callahan and Marilyn Kelly and Governor Jennifer Granholm.