The NLG's Committee on Democratic Communications submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission in the matter of Preserving the Open Internet Broadband Industry Practices. Michael Lee, a Guild attorney in Philadelphia and 2009 graduate of Drexel University School of Law, wrote the comments.
The Supreme Court announced that it will hear the case of John Thompson, founder of Resurrection After Exoneration, and 2010 Law for the People Convention Keynote Speaker.
At the January NEC meeting, we created a "visioning committee," charged with doing strategic political planning for the Guild.
The deadline to apply for this May 2010 delegation has been extended to March 15, 2010.
The Philippines Subcommittee is organizing a delegation of election observers in coordination with the People's International Observers Mission 2010.
Each year, members are invited to propose workshops relevant to the Guild's work and current struggles. Approximately 20 workshops will be selected.
Guild president Marjorie Cohn, and Military Law Task Force co-chair Kathleen Gilberd, have published a new book, which is a useful resource for all Guild members interested in U.S. military policy and resistance within the military.
NLG just sent a letter to Secretary Clinton in response to the letter she received from 10 Attorneys General in support of Israel's actions in Gaza.
The NLG will place up to five fellows in the location of their choice this summer.
The annual day of action is now in its second decade, and this year, Guild law school chapters have organized some impressive events to educate and mobilize their peers against the unjust, inhumane capital punishment system.