The Drug Policy Committee of the NLG signed on to this statement to the United Nations by the Ad Hoc US Coalition for Global Drug Policy Reform. Ahead of the April 2016 UN General Assembly Special session on Drugs (UNGASS), it argues that in cases
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) in coordination with the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee sent a letter urging President Obama to grant Executive Clemency to 71-year-old political prisoner and Native American activist, Leonard Peltier.
The NLG and more than 100 national and local LBGTW, immigrant, and civil rights organizations urged President Obama to stop Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from considering the Adelanto Detention Facility as a center to detain transgender immigrants in a letter on Monday.
The NLG, American Association of Jurists, and International Association of Democratic Lawyers have sent a letter to Foreign Policy in response to Venezuela's right-wing leader Leopoldo López's request that the magazine retract or publish a rebuttal to Roberto Lovato's recent piece, “The Making of Leopoldo López”. Read the full letter to Foreign Policy below.
April 21, 2015: Letter from NLG to Indonesian President Joko Widodo against the death sentence of Mary Jane Veloso.