2021 Honorees

At the #Law4ThePeople Convention each year, we honor members and allies whose work embodies extraordinary commitment to our mission of human rights and the rights of ecosystems over property interests. We’re thrilled to announce this year’s honorees! Learn more about each of them below. CONGRATULATIONS, EVERYONE! 🥳 The deadline to place a message in the […]

2021 Keynote Presenter: Talila A. Lewis

We’re thrilled to announce that abolitionist community lawyer, educator, and organizer Talila A. Lewis will be the Keynote Presenter at our virtual 2021 #Law4ThePeople Convention! Register for the Convention at discounted member rates, and learn more about Talila below! Note: Deaf interpreter and live English captioning will be provided for this event. Talila A. Lewis (no […]

2021 #Law4thePeople Virtual Convention: 10/11 – 10/17

SAVE THE DATE! This year’s NLG #Law4thePeople Convention will be: October 11 – 17, 2021 We will once again be convening a virtual convention. While we missed gathering in person with you all last year, our digital convention was a huge success, with 1,000 attendees participating around the U.S. (and the world)! Like last year, […]

Register now for the 2020 #Law4thePeople Convention!

Registration for the 2020 #Law4thePeople Convention is open! Register now! The convention will take place entirely online, September 21-October 4. (There will be no programming on Sept 28 in observation of Yom Kippur.) We’re honored to announce that scholar, author, and activist Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor will be our keynote speaker! In addition, we have a great […]

The Road to Abolition: Honoring Dr. Angela Davis

WE’VE GOT BIG NEWS! Join us during the digital 2020 #Law4thePeople Convention as we honor scholar, activist, and author Dr. Angela Davis with the 2020 Arthur Kinoy Award! For decades, Dr. Davis has worked to advance the mission of human rights over property interests through an intersectional approach to movements for global solidarity, prison abolition, […]

NLG Mass Defense Committee in Solidarity with Brigada Legal Solidaria 

The Mass Defense Committee (MDC) of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is proud to stand in solidarity with Brigada Legal Solidaria and to celebrate this inspiring group of lawyers and legal workers in Puerto Rico as they receive the NLG’s Arthur Kinoy Award at the 2019 #Law4thePeople Convention. Brigada Legal Solidaria was founded in 2017 […]

Announcing 2019 #Law4thePeople Keynote: Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson

We’re honored and thrilled to announce our #Law4thePeople Keynote Speaker, Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Co-Executive Director of the Highlander Center!Register today for the #Law4thePeople Convention at early bird rates or show your support by becoming a sponsor! Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson is a 34 year old, Affrilachian (Black Appalachian), working class woman, born and raised in Southeast […]

Albert Woodfox at the NLG #Law4thePeople Convention, Winner of Arthur Kinoy Award

We’re thrilled to announce that former Black Panther and recently released political prisoner Albert Woodfox will be joining us at the 2016 #Law4thePeople Convention as the recipient of the 2016 NLG Arthur Kinoy Award! Albert Woodfox was the last imprisoned member of the “Angola 3,” and was just released in February—having spent more time in […]