Podcast: Motion to Resist!


Motion to Resist! is a bimonthly podcast by the NLG featuring progressive legal analysis by lawyers, legal workers and students on the frontlines of our modern social justice movements. Now available on iTunes, Stitcher, and PodBean! Learn more.

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NLG and BMLP Support Charlotte Uprising, Endorse Demands and Call for Immediate Release of Protesters

CHARLOTTE, NC—On Monday night, police arrested about 10 people, including unsuspecting protesters, bystanders, and an NLG Legal Observer, during a peaceful march in Charlotte Center City, NC. Protests have been ongoing in Charlotte following the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott on September 20, resulting in 114 total arrests so far. NLG and BMLP call for the immediate release of all arrestees, and fully support the demands set forth by Charlotte Uprising.

ACTION ALERT: Nationwide Prison Strike

The largest coordinated prison strike in U.S. history began September 9—the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising—and is now entering its second week, with incarcerated people nationwide protesting “modern-day slavery,” among other injustices that have become part and parcel of our country’s prison industrial complex and system of mass incarceration. Here's how you can help.

Federal Judge Dissolves DAPL's Injunction Against Water Protectors

North Dakota U.S. District Court Judge Daniel L. Hovland today dissolved a temporary restraining order against Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II and a number of named and unnamed participants in protests against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

NLG Statement of Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against Dakota Access Pipeline

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), the oldest and largest human rights bar association in the United States, by its International Committee, its Ind

NLGF 2016 Guild Grants Program

The National Lawyers Guild Foundation (NLGF) is pleased to announce the 2016 Guild Grants Program. The NLGF is soliciting grant proposals from NLG entities outside the National Office to support the educational and social justice goals of the Foundation, promote membership in the NLG, and strengthen programmatic work between Guild chapters, committees, and the National Office.

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Speaking Freely

The NLG's history now spans over three quarters of a century. To celebrate and to commemorate, the NLG National Office is proud to present Speaking Freely, a series of video interviews with Guild luminaries. Click here for the latest interviews.