NLG Scholars

Looking for a progressive legal scholar to speak at an event, give a quote for a paper you are writing, or teach you more about a specific area of law? Check out our new NLG Scholars page for a list of some of our law professors, NLG leaders, and practitioners with decades of experience!

You Have the Right to Remain Silent (English)

Early Bird Registration for 2016 #Law4thePeople Convention NOW OPEN!

Be the bird that gets the worm! Early bird registration for the 2016 #Law4thePeople Convention is NOW OPEN! Register now at early bird rates, available through June 30.

2016 #Law4thePeople Convention

The NLG's Annual #Law4ThePeople Convention will take place in New York City, Wednesday, August 3 - Sunday, August 7, 2016! Join hundreds of legal professionals, scholars and activists for five days of interactive CLEs, workshops, and panels by members of the oldest and most progressive public-interest bar association in the country!

2016 NLG Honorees

At every NLG #Law4thePeople Convention, we honor members and friends of the Guild whose exemplary work and activism capture the spirit of "law for the people," and speak to the Guild's philosophy of human rights over property interests. Please join us in celebrating this year's distinguished awardees!

Finding Irregularities, NLG Delegation Calls for Independent Investigation into the Murder of Honduran Activist, Berta Cáceres

The NLG denounces the March 2 killing of leading indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres and the investigation by Honduran authorities that followed. A March 8-15 NLG delegation to Honduras met with various Honduran and U.S. government officials, community members, and the Cáceres family to probe the circumstances surrounding her murder and the ensuing investigation. It issued its report today.

2016 NLG Regional Conferences

Every year, the NLG organizes regional conferences to bring together Guild attorneys, law students, legal workers, and community members across the country. These conferences include panels, trainings, and workshops on topics of interest to the radical legal community and bring Guild members and allies together to make decisions about regional governance, exchange resources, share victories, and learn about region-specific work.


Support NLG Mass Defense!

Support the right to dissent! Give now to our Mass Defense program!

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.