"Michigan's Invisible People" by Brendan Beery & Daniel Ray | "Gay Marriage is a Fundamental" Right by Nathan Goetting | "Know Your Rights Manual for the Transgender Community" by National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, et al. | " 'Baton Bullying': Understanding Multi-Aggressor Rotation in Anti-Harassment Cases" by Kris Franklin | "A Supreme Court Ruling That's About Way More Than Preemption" by Nancy D. Polikoff
Resources & Publications
Included in Vol. 38, No. 2: NLGSF: 1; OPD: 0; A Victory for Occupy Oakland; New Animal Rights Committee Has Ambitious Agenda; Debt-Free Higher Education Moves Forward in Oregon; NYPD’s Suspicionless Stop and Frisks Held Unconstitutional; DOE Dismisses Complaints Surrounding Palestine Rights Activism; NLG Opposes Military Action in Syria; NLG Delegation to Venezuela for the April 14, 2013 Special Election; NLG Joins Diverse Coalition in EFF Lawsuit Against NSA Spying; Disaster Capitalism After Sandy Forgets the City’s Poorest; Oscar López Rivera: From “Terrorist” to Hero; Convention Schedule and Updates
In November 2012, Washington and Colorado became the first states—and the first jurisdictions in the world—to legalize the possession, use, and regulated distribution of marijuana. Although Attorney General Eric Holder promised in March 2013 to announce a Department of Justice policy to address the state initiatives, the White House has yet to take a position. This shifting legal terrain is the subject of “High Crimes: Strategies to Further Marijuana Legalization Initiatives,” a new report by the National Lawyers Guild (NLG).