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 […]

2020 Regional Conferences

Every spring, the NLG organizes regional conferences to bring together attorneys, law students, legal workers, allies and activists across the country. Featuring panels, trainings, workshops, and social events on topics of interest to the progressive and radical legal community, regional conferences also provide the opportunity to build community and strategize for the struggles ahead. NLG […]

Announcing the 2020 NLG Haywood Burns Fellows!

The NLG National Office is pleased to introduce our 2020 Haywood Burns Fellowship recipients! The Fellowships sponsor law students and legal workers to spend the summer working for public interest organizations across the country in order to build their legal skills , strengthen their long-term commitment to social justice, and provide much-needed legal support to […]

NLG is Hiring in New Orleans, San Francisco & Los Angeles!

Work with the NLG! NLG projects and chapters are hiring! Below are 3 open positions based in New Orleans, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Please see the full job descriptions and application instructions linked below — and share far and wide! These positions, along with other legal/movement related jobs are posted on the NLG Members-Only […]