#J20 Legal Observer Training Online!

#J20 Online Legal Observer Training: 1/14/17 Posted on January 9, 2017 by Communications Director Join the NLG for our first-ever online Legal Observer (LO) training in preparation for the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC, Jan. 19-20! Hosted by NLG-DC Mass Defense Chair Maggie Ellinger-Locke and NLG-DC Co-Chair Caleb Medearis. The online training will be presented … More #J20 Legal Observer Training Online!

Arrests of NLG Legal Observers Call Attention to Rights Violations during Protests

December 11, 2016 NEW YORK— Last week’s arrest of Amy Mei Willis, a member of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Georgia Chapter and Legal Observer (LO) during a #FightFor15 demonstration in Atlanta has again called attention to LOs and the reasons why law enforcement target them. The NLG calls on law enforcement to respect the … More Arrests of NLG Legal Observers Call Attention to Rights Violations during Protests

“Open Bethlehem” Showing Dec. 9th

Baltimore Palestine Solidarity is hosting Film Series. On December 9th, they are showing “Open Bethlehem“. The film follows Palestinian director Leila Sansour’s extraordinary journey to the legendary city of Bethlehem, the place where she grew up. Armed with a camera and a family car that keeps breaking down, she sets out to make an intimate … More “Open Bethlehem” Showing Dec. 9th

NLG Collective Files Standing Rock Lawsuit

From Baltimore to Standing Rock, Water is a Human Right! On November 28, the Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC-formerly Red Owl), an initiative of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), filed suit in US District Court against Morton County, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirschmeier, and other law enforcement agencies for using excessive force against peaceful Water Protectors … More NLG Collective Files Standing Rock Lawsuit