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Spring 2013

Included in Volume 38, Number 1:

A federal lawsuit challenges domestic spying
Occupy victories continue in court
The strange case of the NATO 5
Lessons from litigating Al-Haramain
Guild amicus brief bolsters defense of voting rights
Puerto Rico convention preview
Students reflect on exoneration campaign
2012 Student Day Against the Death Penalty
Venezuela's decision to withdraw from the American Convention on Human Rights
Interview with NIPNLG Director Dan Kesselbrenner
Michigan members mount repsonse to democracy emergency

Winter 2012

Included in Volume 37, Number 4:

  • An account of NLG support for the Coal Export Action in Montana
  • A report from the national mobilization to support protests at the RNC and DNC
  • A round-up of student chapter activity nationwide
  • NLG election results
  • Photos from the 75th anniversary convention in Pasadena
  • Information about the NLG's new sexual harassment policy
  • Ward Morehouse and Gustin Reichbach remembered
  • An article about an NLG trip to monitor Venezuela's presidential election

NLG Board Adopts Sexual Harassment Policy

Anti-Sexism Committee

At the 2012 Law for the People Convention in Pasadena, the National Executive Committee (the NLG’s board of directors) voted unanimously to adopt a sexual harassment complaint policy. The policy covers a range of forms of harassment, including but not limited to unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual and/or coercive nature.

National Lawyers Guild Convention Will Celebrate 75 Years, Reunite Activists

October 8, 2012

Hundreds of National Lawyers Guild members and allies will gather this week to celebrate the organization’s 75th anniversary at the Law for the People convention in Pasadena, California.

Scholar and activist Angela Davis will deliver the keynote address and among the convention honorees will be Margaret Burnham, a professor of civil rights law who, as a young lawyer, helped secure Davis’s 1972 acquittal on high-profile charges.

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