Letter to Governor Hogan: Maryland Must Humanely Address the Plight of Prisoners During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 23, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued Executive Order 20-03-23-01, which prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people and closes “non-essential” businesses to the public.  In a grave oversight, the order makes no mention of prisoners who are at grave risk of becoming infected by the novel coronavirus and suffering from COVID-19.  This … More Letter to Governor Hogan: Maryland Must Humanely Address the Plight of Prisoners During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Solidarity in Times of Crisis: NLG Statement on COVID-19

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is committed to building collective power and solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the spirit of our mission of valuing human rights and the rights of ecosystems over property interests: “We must lift coercive economic sanctions, prioritize mutual aid, ensure access to quality health care for all, and secure protections … More Solidarity in Times of Crisis: NLG Statement on COVID-19

Legal Observer Training and Discussion – Saturday, February 1, 2020, at UoB Law School

Please come out for a brief legal observer training and discussion hosted by the Maryland chapter of the National Lawyers Guild! The training will be Saturday, February 1st, from 1pm-3pm at UB Law in Room 403.  Pizza and soda will be provided.  If you will be attending please register through the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nlg-legal-observer-training-and-discussion-tickets-91636099039 Following … More Legal Observer Training and Discussion – Saturday, February 1, 2020, at UoB Law School

Workshop on Defending Baltimore Black Activists and The Black Community – Friday, December 13, 2019

Join us for a free workshop on Defending Baltimore Black Activists and the Black Community: Responding to Police and FBI Surveillance, presented by The Black and Brown Activism Defense Collective. This workshop will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at The Living Well, 235 N. Holliday Street, Baltimore City, … More Workshop on Defending Baltimore Black Activists and The Black Community – Friday, December 13, 2019

Maryland NLG Meeting on Nov. 6 @ 6pm in Room 803 of UB Law School

The Maryland Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will meet on Wednesday, November 6 at 6pm in room 803 of the University of Baltimore School of Law, 1401 N. Charles Street.  Among other topics to be discussed, we look forward to hearing report backs from members who made it to the National NLG Convention in … More Maryland NLG Meeting on Nov. 6 @ 6pm in Room 803 of UB Law School

Legal Observer Training on October 23rd at 5:30 pm

The University of Baltimore and University of Maryland-Baltimore law student National Lawyers Guild chapters are co-hosting a legal observer training at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, October 23rd in Room 803 of the University of Baltimore School of Law, 1401 N. Charles Street.  Legal observers help activists express their voices by minimizing the unconstitutional disruptions, legal … More Legal Observer Training on October 23rd at 5:30 pm

Unity Rally in Frederick, MD on Oct. 6, 2019, 2 – 4 pm, at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater

The Frederick Unity Rally will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 2 – 4 pm at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater. This Rally will be held in response to another rally in Frederick, MD that day for Citizens Supporting 287(g), which is a program that promotes coordination between the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and local … More Unity Rally in Frederick, MD on Oct. 6, 2019, 2 – 4 pm, at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater