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2015 Law for the People Convention

Calling all activists, allies, and legal professionals! Join us for the NLG's annual ‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention, October 21-25 in Oakland, CA for five days of panels, workshops, CLEs and camaraderie.This year, our Keynote Speaker will be Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, and programming will address topics including housing and labor rights, racial justice, police accountability, international law, and much more.

NLG Review: Vol. 72, No. 1 (Spring 2015)

Baby Veronica Ruling: Implications for the Indian Child Welfare Act in Indian Child Removals and Adoptions to Non-Indian Custodians by Shannon M. Morris | "Mandatory Detention?" Why the Colloquial Name for for INA § 236(c) is a Misnomer and How Alternatives to Detention Programs Can Fulfill its Custody Requirement by Katie Mullins | More than Just the Last Gay Marriage Case by Nathan Goetting | BOOK REVIEW: Drones and Targeted Killing by David Gespass

NLG Radical Law Student Project

Announcing the NLG Radical Law Student Manual (RLSM) --a first-of-its-kind guide for socially-minded law students, by law students and faculty, designed to challenge the current culture and practices of law school. New chapters are to be released each week. Start reading the RLSM now!

Civil Rights Groups Tell Gov. Pence: Don’t Stifle Free Speech; Nonviolent Support for BDS to Achieve Equality and Justice for Palestinians is Not Anti-Semitism

INDIANAPOLIS—A broad coalition of Indiana and national civil rights organizations have asked Indiana Governor Mike Pence to repudiate a non-binding Indiana legislative resolution that brands boycott, divestment, and sanctions (“BDS”) tactics to achieve equality and justice for Palestinians as “anti-Jewish.”

NLG Files Urgent Appeal Request to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Citing Life-Threatening Denial of Medical Care to Mumia Abu-Jamal

NEW YORK— Members of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Heidi Boghosian and Natsu Saito, with Kathleen Cleaver of the Human Rights Research Fund, tod

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Speaking Freely

The NLG's history now spans over three quarters of a century. To celebrate and to commemorate, the NLG National Office is proud to present Speaking Freely, a series of video interviews with Guild luminaries. Click here for the latest interviews.