*Correction* This issue was printed mislabeled as "Vol. XL No. 1." The correct issue number is "Vol XXXIX No 1".
All Resources & Publications
Blum v. Holder is a federal lawsuit challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) as an unconstitutional infringement on free speech. The plaintiffs are five longtime animal rights activists whose advocacy work has been chilled due to fear of being prosecuted as a terrorist under the AETA.
Full amicus curiae brief in support of the "SHAC 7” – Kevin Kjonaas, Lauren Gazzola, Jacob Conroy, Joshua Harper, Andrew Stepanian, and Darius Fullmer v. United States of America.
Read the accompanying press release here.
The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations-USA (CAIR-USA) sent members of the House of Representatives Education and the Workforce Committee a letter urging them to oppose legislation that would deny federal funding to colleges and universities that participate in a boycott of Israeli academic institutions or scholars. According to the legislation’s sponsors, H.R. 4009 was drafted in response to the American Studies Association’s recent resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions.
On the two-year anniversary of the publication of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, the National Lawyers Guild is one of 40 organizations urging Washington to protect privacy rights in the digital age.
The National Lawyers Guild calls on Secretary of State John Kerry to halt U.S. military aid to Egypt, given the country's ongoing violation of human rights and international law.