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National Lawyers Guild Urges U.S. Media to Cease Misrepresentation of Cuba’s Human Rights Record

April 27, 2010

NLG Executive Director Heidi Boghosian said, “The National Lawyers Guild opposes infractions of human rights anywhere, but Cuban prison officials acted properly when Zapata decided to go on a hunger strike. We urge the media to turn its attention to real human rights violations and deadly foreign policies in this country and elsewhere.”

National Lawyers Guild Disturbed by Trend of Racist Legislation

April 26, 2010

The federal government should be acting quickly to shut down any law that criminalizes groups of people based on their race or nationality.

National Lawyers Guild Calls for Value Shift in Supreme Court Nomination

April 11, 2010

The NLG will not be satisfied with the nomination of a centrist, mainstream justice who will do little or nothing to reverse the routine elevation of corporate interests over individual rights.

National Lawyers Guild Initiates Campaign to Raise Awareness of the Attack on the Puerto Rican Bar Association

March 30, 2010

After conducting an onsite investigation of the Puerto Rican government's policies aimed at individuals who promote and defend fundamental human rights, the National Lawyers Guild will initiate an informational campaign to inform its U.S. colleagues about the situation there.

National Lawyers Guild Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Professor Ward Churchill

February 22, 2010

National Lawyers Guild Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Professor Ward Churchill

National Lawyers Guild Calls on Iranian Government Halt Executions and Arbitrary Detentions

February 17, 2010

National Lawyers Guild Calls on Iranian Government Halt Executions and Arbitrary Detentions

National Lawyers Guild Calls On President Obama to Withdraw Nomination of Sharon Browne to the Legal Services Corporation

December 21, 2009

National Lawyers Guild Calls On President Obama to Withdraw Nomination of Sharon Browne to the Legal Services Corporation

National Lawyers Guild Files Amicus Curiae Brief in Hammer v. John D. Ashcroft, et al.

November 30, 2009

National Lawyers Guild Files Amicus Curiae Brief in Hammer v. John D. Ashcroft, et al.

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