The Maryland Chapter of the NLG expressed its opposition to anti-boycott legislation in a February 22 letter to the Maryland General Assembly also signed by Bill of Rights Defense Committee/Defending Dissent Foundation, Center for Constitutional Rights, Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition, and Palestine Legal. The letter begins: We are writing to express our opposition to … More MD NLG Opposes Anti-Boycott Legislation SB739/HB949.
International Women’s Day – MARCH & WOMEN’S STRIKE! Wednesday, March 8, 3pm Gather @ Peoples Park, across from 2011 N. Charles St. (Baltimore, MD 21218) Join an inclusive and exciting rally that will highlight important issues facing women including racism, sexism, anti-LGBTQ bigotry, and workers and immigrant rights. Our solidarity is a powerful weapon against … More Women Unite to Fightback – March 8, 3pm
Want to be trained as a legal observer? Come to a LO training hosted by the University of Baltimore NLG Chapter. The training will be held Thursday February 23rd at 5:15pm in room 407 of the Angelos Law School. The law school is on the corner of Mt. Royal and Charles just near Penn Station … More Legal Observer Training 2/23 at 5:15
NEW YORK—The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is organizing a day of action for the legal community to express our solidarity with the growing movements against the new regime and its white supremacist agenda. On February 17 at 1 PM EST, lawyers, legal workers, law students, and law professors will gather in front of courthouses across … More Legal Community Strikes Back on #F17!
January 20th 2017 was a historic day. Some might remember it for an inauguration (what was that guy’s name again?). Others might recall the massive show of resistance (“We say fight back!”). Either way, MD NLG was there, helping with legal observers.
Students at the University of Baltimore School of Law’s NLG Chapter issued the following statement on February 1, 2017. Dear Friends and Colleagues, We write today, with deep sadness and heavy hearts, as a result of Donald Trump’s xenophobic and cowardly ban on immigration and travel from seven Muslim-majority nations – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, … More UB NLG’s Stand of Solidarity against President Trump’s Recent Immigration Executive Order
The Maryland Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild has joined a coalition of groups signing the following statement: TO: Mayor Catherine Pugh CC: Council President Jack Young, Comptroller Joan Pratt, Public Works Director Rudy Chow and Members of the Baltimore City Council We, the undersigned groups, call on you to reject any form of privatization … More NLG MD Signs Statement of Opposition to Any Form of Privatization of Baltimore’s Water Utility