NLG Review: Vol. 72, No. 4 (Winter 2015)

Transformational Movements: The National Lawyers Guild and Radical Legal Service by Jules Lobel Speaking of the Review: Speech at the NLG Convention at Oakland, October 25, 2015 by Deborah Willis The Color of Pain: Blacks and the U.S. Health Care System—Can the Affordable Care Act Help to Heal a History of Injustice? Part I by […]

Know Your Rights (Spanish)

This pocket-sized know-your-rights booklet by the NLG is designed to be a practical resource for people dealing with law enforcement. The 16-page primer advises people of their rights when confronted by FBI agents or the Department of Homeland Security. It also includes information for noncitizens and minors. This booklet is available for free download below […]

Know Your Rights (English)

This pocket-sized know-your-rights booklet by the NLG is designed to be a practical resource for people dealing with law enforcement. The 16-page primer advises people of their rights when confronted by FBI agents or the Department of Homeland Security. It also includes information for noncitizens and minors. This booklet is available for free download below […]

The Perfect Time to Go Solo

By Larry Redmond and Priscilla Orta, NLG Solo Caucus At October’s NLG Convention in Oakland, the Solo Caucus met for the first time in–well, who knows how long! But one thing was clear: the energy was high, and the commitment to continue the Caucus was absolute. During the ensuing conversation, it became clear that the […]

Guild Members Help Asylum Seekers in Dilley, Texas

By Isabella Fernandez, Rodrigo Juarez, and Juliann Peebles, NLG Portland Chapter Following the summer of 2014, the Obama Administration contracted two for-profit prison corporations, CCA and GEO Group, Inc. to open and operate detention centers that detain family units of women and children, mostly asylum seekers from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. These countries have […]

Many Hands Make Positive Change at Wayne State

By Sean Riddell, Wayne State University NLG Law students often feel as though they do not have the capacity to make a change in their communities. We feel as if the problems are too large, our voice is too quiet, or our free time is too rare. For those reasons, we talk ourselves out of […]