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Member News Digest: Steven Donziger & #AntiChevronDay, Upcoming Webinars, Article on BDS Case, Propose Convention Programming

Browse previous news digests here 5/21/20 | The Intercept | Judge Rules That Attorney Steven Donziger Must Remain Under House Arrest Until September On #AntiChevronDay, The Intercept gives an update on the case of environmental attorney Steven Donziger, who represented Indigenous people in a decades long legal battle against Chevron. A federal judge has ruled […]

NLG Ends Frivolous Lawsuit Attacking its Commitment to BDS Movement

Contact: communications@nlg.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—Anti-Palestinian activist and serial litigant David Abrams has voluntarily agreed to dismiss a lawsuit against the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) filed after NLG refused to publish Abrams’ advertisement indicating that Gush Etzion is part of Israel. In fact, Gush Etzion is an illegal settlement on occupied Palestinian land in […]

2019 Major Panels & Workshops

Major panels (75 min) and workshops (60 min) serve as the backbone of every #Law4thePeople Convention, and each year address timely topics of movement law and organizing. See below for the 2019 major panels and workshops that will take place Friday (10/18) through Sunday (10/20) of the convention. Titles with links to “(download CLE materials)” […]

2019 Proposed Resolutions

The following proposed resolutions will be presented at a plenary session at the 2019 #Law4thePeople Convention in October, to be followed by an online vote by NLG membership. No proposed amendments were submitted this year. Updated 2019 Resolution Supporting Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Resolution Supporting Reparations for Slavery and Racial Discrimination Against Africans and African […]

2019 Proposed Resolutions

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Bylaws and Resolutions

Our Governing Documents The NLG Constitution was originally adopted in 1937 and has guided the organization’s growth ever since. It is updated by a membership vote at the annual convention. To view the document in its entirety, or to review our bylaws, please click the links below. NLG Constitution NLG Bylaws Our Positions As a […]

NLG Supports Rep. Rashida Tlaib

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) fully supports NLG Michigan member, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. Rep. Tlaib has long worked tirelessly for tolerance and understanding across racial and ethnic lines. She was active in Take on Hate, ACCESS and the International Institute of Metro Detroit. As a member of the Michigan Legislature, board member and then Program […]

Arkansas Times, LP v. Mark Waldrip, et. al

The NLG and Project South have filed an amicus brief in Arkansas Times, LP v. Mark Waldrip, et. al, challenging Arkansas’ Anti-BDS law. The case is on appeal to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Such anti-boycott laws which trample upon the First Amendment have passed in dozens of states across the country and are […]

Angela Davis’s Triumphant Return to Birmingham

By David Gespass, NLG Alabama & Past NLG President Among the many privileges I had as president of the Guild, one of the greatest was picking up Angela Davis at the airport and introducing her as the keynote speaker at  75th anniversary #Law4thePeople Convention in 2012  held in Pasadena, CA. Her warmth, humanity and insight […]