Legal Community Strikes Back on #F17!

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At 1 PM (ET) on Friday, Feb. 17 (#F17), #LawStrikesBack! Lawyers, legal workers, law students, paralegals, court interpreters, investigators, social service advocates, and others who work in the courts will gather in front of courthouses across the country in coordination with the nationwide #GeneralStrike planned for the same day.

This is an opportunity for the legal community to express our solidarity with the growing movements against the new regime and its white supremacist agenda. Engage your local community! Invite speakers, make signs, and share with your legal colleagues and allies!

Local Demonstrations:

Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild

Co-Sponsored by:
Center for Constitutional Rights
Law4BlackLives
People’s Law Office
Sugar Law Center for Social and Economic Justice
National Immigration Project
National Police Accountability Project
Water Protector Legal Collective
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Abolitionist Law Center
Palestine Legal
TGI Justice Project (TGIJP)
Defending Dissent Foundation/ Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Civil Liberties Defense Center
Law at the Margins
National Conference of Black Lawyers- Michigan Chapter
National Conference of Black Lawyers- NYC Chapter
Black and Pink
National Jericho Movement
Black Movement Law Project
New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)
Human Rights Defense Center
Wind of the Spirit Immigrant Resource Center
MetroLALSA
UAW Local 2325-Assoc. of Legal Aid Attorneys
Prison Radio
Community Activism Law Alliance
5 Boro Defenders
Homeless Youth Law Clinic
Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A
Uptown People’s Law Center
Potter Bolaños LLC
Northern Illinois Justice for Our Neighbors
Community Development Project-Urban Justice Center
Global Justice Center
Asian American Legal Defnse & Education FND
Rankin & Taylor
Gender Equality Law Center
Liberty Tree Foundation

If your legal organization would like to co-sponsor this event, please email NLG Director of Research and Education Traci Yoder at traci@nlg.org.

SPREAD THE WORD! Use #LawStrikesBack along with #F17 and #GeneralStrike.

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