On April 20, 2014, Turkish sociologist and PEN Honorary Member Professor Ismail Beşikçi was prevented from boarding a plane to the United States at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbull, Turkey. This was based on unspecified security reasons, despite having been issued a valid visa to travel by the Department of State.
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- Diversity, Democracy and White Racial Identity: Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, by Osamudia R. James
- The Legal Services NYC Strike: Neoliberalism, Austerity and Resistance, by Tyler Kasperek Somes
- The International Criminal Court and Lubanga: The Feminist Critique and Jus Cogens, by Eric Allen Engle
- Work Like A Dog: Expanding Animal Cruelty Statutes to Gain Human Rights for Migrant Farmworkers in the U.S., by Margaret Shikibu
In Breach of Privilege: Spying on Lawyers in the United States, NLG Senior Researcher Traci Yoder gives a comprehensive analysis of covert government spying on the legal profession and its detrimental impact on the attorney-client privilege.
The Maryland and D.C. Chapters of the NLG, along with the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Defending Dissent Foundation (DDF) submitted this letter to the Conference Committee for the Budget of the Maryland General Assembly, expressing concern over the proposed Amendment 923228/1 of Budget Bill SB 170.
The NLG Task Force on the Americas authored this letter to US Ambassador to Honduras, Lisa Kubiske, in response to the murders of two human rights activists, attorney José Nicolás Bernárdez and Judge Lenin Castañeda, on March 14, 2014. As the letter states:
*Correction* This issue was printed mislabeled as "Vol. XL No. 1." The correct issue number is "Vol XXXIX No 1".