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