NLG and BMLP Support Charlotte Uprising, Endorse Demands and Call for Immediate Release of Protesters

September 30, 2016 Contact: Tasha Moro, NLG Communications Director communications@nlg.org | 212-679-5100, ext. 15# Nicole Lee, Esq., BMLP Co-Founder Nicole@bmlp.org | 202-270-0774 CHARLOTTE, NC—On Monday night, police arrested about 10 people, including unsuspecting protesters, bystanders, and an NLG Legal Observer, during a peaceful march in Charlotte Center City, NC. Witnesses say there was no dispersal […]

NLG Review: Vol. 72, No. 3 (Fall 2015)

Deadly Force” Revisited: Transparency and Accountability for D.C. Police Use of Force by Karen Hopkins Could or Must? Apprendi’s Application to Indeterminate Sentencing Systems After Alleyne by David Loudon Book Review: Guantanamo Diary by Leila Sayed-Taha & Azadeh Shahshahani Download PDF Image

NLG Ohio and Partners Get Cases against Protesters Dropped

This is post 5 of 13 in the series “Guild Notes Vol. 40, No. 4 (Winter 2015)” By NLG Ohio Chapter On May 23rd, 71 protesters, plus two Legal Observers, were arrested during demonstrations following the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a Cleveland police officer charged in connection with the deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams in November 2012. Protesters […]

NLG Stands with People of Ferguson, Condemns Systematic Police Violence in Communities of Color

For immediate release: November 25, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100, ext. 15 FERGUSON, Mo. — The NLG joins the people of Ferguson in expressing disheartenment at the grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown. The rampant impunity with which police murder […]

National Lawyers Guild Condemns Ongoing Arrests of Legal Observers in Ferguson

For immediate release: August 26, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100, ext. 15 Police Arrested Three NLG Legal Observers Thursday At approximately 10:30 PM on August 21, St. Louis County Police arrested three National Lawyers Guild (NLG)-trained Legal Observers during a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo. protesting the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager, […]

NLG Legal Observer Arrested While Documenting Ongoing Police Violence in Ferguson

For immediate release: August 20, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100, ext. 15 Max Suchan (currently in Ferguson, MO): 773-551-2353 At approximately 12:30 AM on August 20, St. Louis County Police arrested Max Suchan, a Legal Observer with the National Lawyers Guild (NLG). Suchan, a Chicago law student, traveled to Ferguson to document police misconduct […]

NLG Strongly Objects to Oppressive and Discriminatory Law Enforcement Tactics in Ferguson, Mo.

For immediate release: August 19, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100, ext. 15 NLG Strongly Objects to Oppressive and Discriminatory Law Enforcement Tactics in Ferguson, Mo. NLG Members Offering Legal Support to Ferguson Protesters NEW YORK — The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is on the ground providing legal support to Ferguson, Missouri residents protesting […]