Ferguson

Following Ferguson DOJ Report, NLG's Anti-Racism Committee and TUPOCC Demand Immediate Overhaul of Racist Law Enforcement Systems in the U.S.

NEW YORK -- In light of the Department of Justice’s recent scathing report on law enforcement practices in Ferguson, MO, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) of the NLG, and the NLG Anti-Racism Committee (ARC), join communities impacted by police violence to condemn the actions of the Ferguson Police Department and call for increased oversight and accountability for law enforcement systems nationwide.

Guild Notes: Vol. 40, No. 1 (Spring 2015)

In this issue:
#BlackLivesMatter: NLG stands in solidarity with movement against racist police violence (p. 8-12)

St. Louis NLG files lawsuit to oust Ferguson prosecutor (p. 9)
NLG-Mass. galvanizes legal community for state-wide #BlackLivesMatter day of action (p. 11)
The Guild supports Walmart employees’ fight for a living wage (p. 5)
National Office launches first-of-its-kind Radical Law Student Manual (p. 14)
Meet the 2015 NLG Haywood Burns Fellows (p. 15)

...and more!

NLG Stands with People of Ferguson, Condemns Systematic Police Violence in Communities of Color

November 25, 2014

The NLG joins the people of Ferguson in expressing disheartenment at the grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown.

The NLG Needs YOUR Help in Ferguson!

Legal Observers #FergusonOctober Mike Brown Effigy by Curtis McGuire

The people of Ferguson, MO and all of us interested in social justice are anxiously anticipating a grand jury decision on whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown. The NLG calls on all lawyers, legal workers, and law students of conscience in anticipation of major protests in Ferguson.

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