Press releases: July 2010

Press releases: July 2010

NLG Legal Observers® targeted by police in Arizona

July 28, 2010

Roxana Orell, a lawyer and executive officer with the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), was arrested today in Phoenix while acting as an NLG Legal Observer®.

Groups Sue Virginia Prisons for Unconstitutional Banning of Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook

July 20, 2010

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) today filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Virginia challenging the Virginia Department of Corrections' (VDOC) decision to ban their joint publication, the Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook (JLH), from all Virginia prisons.