A delegation of seven members of the National Lawyers Guild arrived in Manila earlier this week and will join several hundred international election observers to monitor the nation’s historic May 10, 2010 elections.
The left must not be timid in demanding a Justice with our vision of the law. It should not be content with, or even credit, superficial characteristics; and we should not be afraid to demand an ideological framework that allows for the kind of judicial interpretation the people need.
This new book is Haas's personal account of how he and People's Law Office partner G. Flint Taylor pursued Hampton's assassins, ultimately prevailing over unlimited government resources and FBI conspiracy.
The NLG's Committee on Democratic Communications submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission in the matter of Preserving the Open Internet Broadband Industry Practices. Michael Lee, a Guild attorney in Philadelphia and 2009 graduate of Drexel University School of Law, wrote the comments.
The Supreme Court announced that it will hear the case of John Thompson, founder of Resurrection After Exoneration, and 2010 Law for the People Convention Keynote Speaker.
At the January NEC meeting, we created a "visioning committee," charged with doing strategic political planning for the Guild.
The deadline to apply for this May 2010 delegation has been extended to March 15, 2010.
The Philippines Subcommittee is organizing a delegation of election observers in coordination with the People's International Observers Mission 2010.
Each year, members are invited to propose workshops relevant to the Guild's work and current struggles. Approximately 20 workshops will be selected.
Guild president Marjorie Cohn, and Military Law Task Force co-chair Kathleen Gilberd, have published a new book, which is a useful resource for all Guild members interested in U.S. military policy and resistance within the military.