Press releases: April 2010

Press releases: April 2010

National Lawyers Guild Urges U.S. Media to Cease Misrepresentation of Cuba’s Human Rights Record

April 27, 2010

NLG Executive Director Heidi Boghosian said, “The National Lawyers Guild opposes infractions of human rights anywhere, but Cuban prison officials acted properly when Zapata decided to go on a hunger strike. We urge the media to turn its attention to real human rights violations and deadly foreign policies in this country and elsewhere.”

National Lawyers Guild Disturbed by Trend of Racist Legislation

April 26, 2010

The federal government should be acting quickly to shut down any law that criminalizes groups of people based on their race or nationality.

National Lawyers Guild Calls for Value Shift in Supreme Court Nomination

April 11, 2010

The NLG will not be satisfied with the nomination of a centrist, mainstream justice who will do little or nothing to reverse the routine elevation of corporate interests over individual rights.