BALT Event August 30: The DOJ Report and How to Demand Police Reform

The Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT) just announced an important event about the Department of Justice’s recent Report of its Investigation of the Baltimore City Police Department.  BALT’s event will start at 6:30pm at the CA Gallery, 440 E. Oliver Street, which is less than a mile away from Red Emma’s. Here are details about… More BALT Event August 30: The DOJ Report and How to Demand Police Reform

Gibbons on Repression Lists

Maryland NLG member Chip Gibbons recently published an excellent article on the history behind no-fly lists in Jacobin Magazine. From the introduction: In 1951, the Civil Rights Congress, an organization closely affiliated with the Communist Party (CPUSA), drew up a petition to deliver to the United Nations (UN). Entitled “We Charge Genocide,” the 237-page document laid out,… More Gibbons on Repression Lists

April 9 Regional Conference Schedule

The schedule for the upcoming National Lawyers Guild Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at UDC Law School is filled with engaging workshops, discussions, and remarks.  In addition to the great programs, the conference offers a great opportunity to meet, network, and make plans with people in and around the Guild. We hope you can make it!  Register for the… More April 9 Regional Conference Schedule

Law and Social Change Jam 2016

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed unless it is faced.” – James A. Baldwin Join 30 justice advocates and creative change-makers for an exploration of love and power at the second annual Law and Social Change Jam May 29 to June 2, 2016 Farm of Peace Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania. “Hurt people hurt people,” as the old adage goes.… More Law and Social Change Jam 2016

Come to Our Regional Conference April 9

The date for the NLG’s annual Mid-Atlantic regional conference has been confirmed for April 9, 2016, in Washington DC. It will be held at UDC’s Law School 4340 Connecticut Ave NW The deadline to submit panel proposals has been extended to March 1, 2016. Please submit panel ideas to me at We currently need a few more panels… More Come to Our Regional Conference April 9