Policing Political Speech: Constraints on Mass Dissent in the U.S. The National Lawyers Guild has released its third comprehensive report on government violations of First Amendment rights on the one-year anniversary of the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh. “The Policing of Political Speech” documents how police over-reaction to protected speech has informed unlawful police tactics at […]
Punishing Protest: Government Tactics that Suppress Free Speech (2007) is report from the Guild’s then-executive director Heidi Boghosian examining a hierarchy of government threats to the exercise of political speech. Read the report below or download the PDF. Download the PDF file .
The Case of Lynne Stewart: A Justice Department Attack on the Bill of Rights (National Lawyers Guild: 2005) Download the PDF file .