NLG LEC: May Day Demands During COVID-19 & Beyond

The following statement was prepared by the NLG Labor and Employment Committee: The NLG expresses solidarity with workers and communities across the globe who are mobilizing on May Day 2020.  Around the globe, International Workers Day is a day of celebration of the working class movement and its achievements. It is also a day to […]

Legal Community Open Letter Urges End to U.S. Sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

April 3, 2020 – Over 200 lawyers and legal organizations called on the United States to drop its sanctions against Venezuela and Iran as the countries race to fight COVID-19 in an open letter released Friday. The global pandemic has drawn attention to the devastating effects of U.S. sanctions on these countries, as well as the ongoing […]

Statement from the NLG Housing and Homelessness Committee on COVID-19

Dear National Lawyers Guild Members, We are living through an extraordinary moment, one of sadness, disorientation, and dread. Yet much of this emergency is man-made. Our system was already in crisis before the COVID-19 pandemic, which has thrown into relief its immense inequality and the injustice of profiting off of basic human needs like healthcare […]

Know Your Rights During COVID-19

Download: bit.ly/KYRights2020 In response to COVID-19, numerous public health and national security measures are being proposed and implemented across the nation. While necessary to protect our communities and health care systems, we must be vigilant and resist authoritarian and violent tendencies by the state. As an abolitionist, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist organization, the National Lawyers Guild recognizes […]

Information for Arizona Renters During COVID in English & Spanish

National Lawyers Guild – Southern Arizona Chapter Alan Dicker, Southern Arizona NLG Student Organizer southernarizona@nlg.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Tenants affected by COVID-19 need to know: evictions suspended, written notice required With the April 1 rent deadline looming for many Arizonans, the Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild has released a template “Dear […]

NLG Students Organize to End Mass Incarceration

During the first week of March 2020, NLG law student members organized events and activities for the annual NLG Week Against Mass Incarceration (WAMI). This year, the NLG partnered with the Guild’s National Police Accountability Project (NPAP) to analyze the connections between the role of policing institutions and practices and the exponential increase of incarcerated […]

NEW! NLG Member News Digest

We’re launching an email news roundup for our members recapping the latest NLG news and press clippings! All news found below has been posted and shared with our global online following of more than 115,000 people across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (which we hope includes you)! Any articles mentioning the NLG can also be found on […]

Member News Digest 3/12/20: New Surveillance Disclosures, Victory in PDX, and more

  Radical Litigation CLE in NYC | RESCHEDULED: September 25, 9 AM-5 PM, Columbia Law School NOTE: This CLE has been rescheduled due to precautions around the coronavirus. Register: http://bit.ly/L4BLCLENY Law for Black Lives, the Civil Rights Corps and National Lawyers Guild NYC are co-sponsoring a day of continuing legal education focused on litigation as […]

Propose an NLG Webinar!

Are you a current Guild member who wants to wants to organize a discussion on a particular movement issue you are working on with the NLG? Submit a proposal to host an NLG webinar! Within five week days of your submission, a National Office staff member will inform you of the status of your proposal […]