Police Arrested Three NLG Legal Observers Thursday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2014 email@example.com 212-679-5100, ext. 15 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, Michael Brown. All three […]
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NLG Legal Observer Arrested While Documenting Ongoing Police Violence in Ferguson
For immediate release: August 20, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 212-679-5100, ext. 15 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 in the wake of last week’s fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown […]
Punishing Protest: Government Tactics that Suppress Free Speech
Punishing Protest: Government Tactics that Suppress Free Speech (2007) is report from the Guild’s then-executive director Heidi Boghosian examining a hierarchy of government threats to the exercise of political speech. Read the report below or download the PDF. Download the PDF file .