Although the imminent threat of death for Palestinian hunger strikers has apparently been averted as the strikers have won concessions from Israeli authorities to improve their conditions, the National Lawyers Guild continues to express its grave concern over the issues that caused those approximately 2000 Palestinian prisoners to put their lives on the line.
NLG Queer Caucus, TUPOCC, Anti-Racism and Anti-Sexism committees demand Hennepin County Attorney drop charges against CeCe McDonald
National Lawyers Guild calls on university to reverse decision to cancel Israel conference
The National Lawyers Guild turns 75 today. The founding convention met February 20, 1937 in Washington, DC, drawing over 600 advocates from around the country, newly dedicated to a common cause.
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for the dismissal of all charges against Bradley Manning.
Letter urging Secretary of State Clinton to end policy of aggresion towards Iran
Four weeks after the Philadelphia district attorney's office announced it would cease its pursuit of the death penalty against NLG Jailhouse Lawyer Vice President Mumia Abu-Jamal, he remains in transitional solitary confinement with severely restricted privileges.
The laws of war do not override these rights.
On behalf of the National Lawyers Guild, we write in support of the lawsuit filed on November 29, 2011, against the Minnesota State Board of Investment (SBI) which seeks a judgment directing the SBI to divest from Israel Bonds