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
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
The Guild has engaged in longstanding solidarity and legal support work with Cuba, going back to the Cuban Revolution of 1959. This statement marking the death of Fidel Castro from Guild President Natasha Lycia Ora Banna and Cuba Subcommittee Chair Art Heitzer gives a sense of the Guild’s deep involvement with and appreciation for Cuba. -ed On behalf of the … More NLG Statement On The Passing Of Fidel Castro Ruz
Interested in getting involved with the Guild? Want to deepen the activist legal work that you are already doing? Join us for our next chapter meeting – Tuesday, November 29th at 5:30pm. The meeting will be hosted by the UB NLG chapter and held at the University of Baltimore School of Law – 1401 N. … More Next Chapter Meeting: 11/29 at UB Law
Various members of the Maryland National Lawyers Guild Chapter — including UB NLG members — attended as well-organized Mass Meeting at Space 2640 earlier today (11/19). The event was an inspiring step in the ongoing movement for peace and social justice in the face of electoral turmoil. Curtis Cooper, facilitator of the MD NLG chapter, … More Mass Meeting – Stand Up Against Hate
The election of Donald Trump has not slowed the NLG in its efforts to fight for justice! On November 15th, the UB chapters of the National Lawyers Guild, American Constitutional Society, and Black Law Students Association joined together to screen “13th”, Ava DuVernay’s compelling documentary on the roots of mass incarceration. The event was a great … More UB NLG Screens “13th” and Hosts Discussion on Mass Incarceration
On November 17th, the Pretrial Justice Clinic at UB Law School hosted a symposium on “Money Bail and its Role in Mass Incarceration”. You can find a link to video for the symposium on its homepage. Also, the symposium resource page has links to various resources for activists and lawyers interested in pretrial justice.