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National Lawyers Guild Launches Support Site for Hacktivists

July 31, 2011

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) provides legal defense and educational resources to activists who are being targeted as part of the ‘Nerd Scare,’ including individuals alleged to be affiliated with “Anonymous,” LulzSec, and other activists and hacker collectives.

Guild Attorneys Victorious in Internet Free Speech Case

July 17, 2011

In a case with precedential value for internet free speech, three National Lawyers Guild members successfully defended several activists who received subpoenas from Mt. Hope Baptist Church demanding they turn over their internet account records

NLG Urges City of Orlando to Repeal Ordinance Restricting Food Sharing

June 30, 2011

Calls Mayor’s Labeling of Food Not Bombs Members as “Terrorists” Improper

International Delegation to Tunisia Releases New Report Warning that U.S. Must Respect Tunisian Sovereignty

June 20, 2011

As the struggle for freedom in the Middle East continues to demand the world’s attention, a report issued today by a group of international lawyers and academics who recently visited Tunisia warns that the U.S. and other Western governments must respect Tunisian sovereignty and not interfere in that country’s path to democracy.

National Lawyers Guild Mourns Passing of Leonard Weinglass

March 23, 2011

The National Lawyers Guild mourns yesterday’s passing of an extraordinary criminal defense and civil rights attorney, Leonard I. Weinglass. A long-time member of the Guild, he now joins the pantheon of great lawyers who have devoted their careers to making human rights more sacred than property interests.

Delegation to Visit Tunisia to Investigate Human Rights Abuses and Impact of Interventionism

March 10, 2011

A group of lawyers and academics from the U.S., UK and Turkey will be visiting Tunisia at the invitation of the Tunisian National Bar Association from March 12 to 19 2011 to investigate human rights abuses committed during the Ben Ali regime and U.S. and European complicity in these abuses and to offer support to organizations on the ground who are working toward a progressive alternative to the ousted government.

National Lawyers Guild Rejects Scapegoating in Hearings Targeting Muslims

March 9, 2011

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) joins civil and human rights organizations across the country in denouncing the “radicalization” hearings Representative Peter King (R-NY) that began on March 10, 2010 in Washington D.C.

National Lawyers Guild Calls for End of 21-Year Solitary Confinement of Pennsylvania Inmate Russell Maroon Shoatz

January 2, 2011

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) called on Superintendent Louis S. Folino to support the Program Review Board’s recommendation to release Russell Maroon Shoatz into general population at SCI Greene in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.

National Lawyers Guild Calls for End to International Pressure to Disable Wikileaks

December 15, 2010

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an immediate end to U.S. and foreign governments’ efforts to disable WikiLeaks by applying technological, financial, and legal pressures, including threatened arrest of editor Julian Assange under espionage or related charges.

National Lawyers Guild Files Amicus Brief in Kevin Kjonaas et al. v. United States of America

November 22, 2010

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) today filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in the case of “the SHAC 7” – Kevin Kjonaas, Lauren Gazzola, Jacob Conroy, Joshua Harper, Andrew Stepanian, and Darius Fullmer v. United States of America, on petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

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