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NLG Student Chapters to Hold Country-Wide “Black Lives Matter” Day of Action

NEW YORK—On Thursday, April 2, two days before the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Lawyers Gu

Following Ferguson DOJ Report, NLG's Anti-Racism Committee and TUPOCC Demand Immediate Overhaul of Racist Law Enforcement Systems in the U.S.

NEW YORK -- In light of the Department of Justice’s recent scathing report on law enforcement practices in Ferguson, MO, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) of the NLG, and the NLG Anti-Racism Committee (ARC), join communities impacted by police violence to condemn the actions of the Ferguson Police Department and call for increased oversight and accountability for law enforcement systems nationwide.

2015 Regional Conferences

Every year, the NLG organizes regional conferences to bring together Guild attorneys, law students, legal workers, and community members across the country and include panels, trainings, and workshops on topics of interest to the radical legal community.

NLG Radical Law Student Project

Announcing the NLG Radical Law Student Manual (RLSM) --a first-of-its-kind guide for socially-minded law students, by law students and faculty, designed to challenge the current culture and practices of law school. New chapters are to be released each week. Start reading the RLSM now!

NLG Palestine Subcommittee Submits Report to ICC Prosecutor Refuting Israeli Self-Defense Claim

The NLG International Committee’s Palestine Subcommittee has submitted a report to the ICC prosecutor with facts showing that Israeli air and ground attacks on Palestinian territory preceded Hamas and non-Hamas rocket fire, and thus could not have been in self-defense; in fact, these attacks actually sparked a vast increase in rocket fire.


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Help the NLG defend protesters in Ferguson, MO and elsewhere as the #BlackLivesMatter movement expands nationwide. Learn more here

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.