National Lawyers Guild Launches Support Site for Hacktivists

For immediate release: July 31, 2011 Jamie Munro National Office Staff 212-679-5100 x12 New York: The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) provides legal defense and educational resources to activists who are being targeted as part of the ‘Nerd Scare,’ including individuals alleged to be affiliated with “Anonymous,” LulzSec, and other activists and hacker collectives. The NLG […]

Guild Attorneys Victorious in Internet Free Speech Case

For immediate release: July 17, 2011 Jamie Munro 518-727-6015 New York In a case with precedential value for internet free speech, National Lawyers Guild members Larry Hildes of Bellingham, Washington, Devin Theriot-Orr of Seattle, and Mark Sniderman of Indiana successfully defended several activists who received subpoenas from Mt. Hope Baptist Church demanding they turn over […]

NLG Urges City of Orlando to Repeal Ordinance Restricting Food Sharing

For immediate release: June 30, 2011 Heidi Boghosian Executive Director New York The National Lawyers Guild calls on the City of Orlando, Florida to repeal its 2006 ordinance limiting groups feeding more than 25 people in parks to two permitted events a year. The Guild also urges Fort Lauderdale and other Florida municipalities to refrain […]