The NLG is hiring an Executive Director! Please see the full job description and application below—and please circulate far and wide! Download the PDF of this job posting here. National Lawyers Guild (NLG) National Office Position Remote; Office Located in New York, NY About the Executive Director Are you a strong leader who is passionate […]
Sign the Petition: bit.ly/DropTheChargesBLM Endorse on behalf of an organization: bit.ly/DropTheChargesOrgs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) demands that charges against demonstrators who participated in the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests be dropped immediately. During last spring and summer’s protests against police violence, more than 13,600 people were arrested and many […]
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SAVE THE DATE! This year’s NLG #Law4thePeople Convention will be: October 11 – 17, 2021 We will once again be convening a virtual convention. While we missed gathering in person with you all last year, our digital convention was a huge success, with 1,000 attendees participating around the U.S. (and the world)! Like last year, […]
Welcome to the rebranded Member Recap, formerly known as the Member News Digest, where you can catch up on NLG news from the last two weeks. Be sure to keep up with us in real time on social media, on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Upcoming & Recorded Webinars TONIGHT: 7 PM EST/4 PM PST: I […]
The NLG Review is seeking an Editor in Chief and Layout Editor! Deadline to apply is May 15, 2021. See below for more information on each position. NLG Review The NLGR is the Guild’s intellectual journal, which aims to publish timely, insightful articles that address and respond to the interests and needs of the progressive […]
Wednesday, March 31 at 3pm ET/12pm PT Register: bit.ly/FedSocWebinar The Federalist Society, which began as a student counter-establishment organization, has become the establishment. With six Justices on the Supreme Court, hundreds of others on the lower federal courts and state appellate courts, and control of the Justice Department and much of the federal bureaucracy when […]
NLG Law Students Organize Around Abolition During this year’s Week Against Mass Incarceration (WAMI), NLG law students organized around the theme of “Abolition and Beyond,” including all locations and instances in which people are held against their will, including jails, immigration detention, juvenile detention facilities, psychiatric wards, and more. We encouraged students to include consideration of […]
Welcome to the rebranded Member Recap, formerly known as the Member News Digest, where you can catch up on NLG news from the last two weeks. Be sure to keep up with us in real time on social media, on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Upcoming & Recorded Events, Programs, & Campaigns Week Against […]
“People’s tribunals are forums of justice set up by social justice movements and organizations to adjudicate cases often against states and state-backed corporations. Rather than courts and other judicial apparatus set up by states, organizers instead convene jurors from around the world to adjudicate. The judgments rendered through people’s tribunals are non-binding, as their decisions […]