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Class Action Lawsuit Filed For May Day Rally

Friday, 11 May 2007, 11:43 am | US National Lawyers Guild

Class Action Lawsuit Filed For May Day Rally The National Lawyers Guild, along with attorneys from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles yesterday on behalf ... More >>

Class Action Lawsuit Filed For May Day Rally

Friday, 11 May 2007, 10:45 am | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild, along with attorneys from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles yesterday on behalf of the community groups who organized a May Day ... More >>

Guild Calls On US To Extradite Posada To Venezuela

Friday, 11 May 2007, 10:27 am | US National Lawyers Guild

On Tuesday May 8, U.S. District Court Judge Kathleen Cardone dismissed perjury charges against Luis Posada Carriles. Posada is a Cuban-born terrorist and long-time CIA agent who boasted of helping to detonate deadly bombs in Havana hotels 10 years ago, ... More >>

Letter to Michael Chertoff Regarding the LA Eight

Friday, 2 March 2007, 11:20 am | US National Lawyers Guild

February 17, 2007 Secretary Michael Chertoff U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, DC 20528 Dear Secretary Chertoff: I write on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild to urge you to not seek an appeal in the twenty-year old deportation cases ... More >>

Events Around US in Protest of the Death Penalty

Friday, 2 March 2007, 11:19 am | US National Lawyers Guild

Law Students and Activists Hold Events Around the Country in Protest of the Death Penalty More >>

Death Sentences Against Three Young Iraqi Women

Tuesday, 27 February 2007, 11:16 am | US National Lawyers Guild

National Lawyers Guild International Committee Statement Regarding Death Sentences To Be Imposed Against Iraqi Citizens More >>

Open Letter To Bush Administration - Lawyers Guild

Friday, 2 February 2007, 3:02 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

For Immediate Release See Below for Contacts   LEGAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS ISSUE OPEN LETTER WARNING OF ILLEGALITY OF ANY OFFENSIVE MILITARY ACTION BY U.S. AGAINST IRAN More >>

Blacklisting Human Rights Lawyers In Philippines

Tuesday, 12 December 2006, 12:23 am | US National Lawyers Guild

Civil Rights Groups Call For Congressional Investigation Into Blacklisting Of Human Rights Lawyers By The Philippines FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, December 8, 2006 More >>

Call For Taser Investigation Into UCLA Police

Friday, 1 December 2006, 4:53 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an independent investigation into the use of a Taser by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Police Department against 23-year-old student Mostafa Tabatabainejad on November 14, 2006. The Guild ... More >>

Halt State Repression And Murder In Oaxaca

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 12:07 am | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an immediate end to the violent repression against the people of Oaxaca by the State and Federal government and paramilitary groups, an investigation into the disappeared and murdered Mexican citizens and foreign ... More >>

Call for Halt to Repression and Murder in Oaxaca

Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 12:15 am | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an immediate end to the violent repression against the people of Oaxaca by the State and Federal government and paramilitary groups, an investigation into the disappeared and murdered Mexican citizens and foreign ... More >>

Call To Haiti Gov. - Release Latortue Prisoners

Friday, 27 October 2006, 2:05 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) urges Haiti’s Constitutional Government, especially President René Préval and Minister of Justice René Magloire, to immediately release all of the political prisoners remaining from the unconstitutional regime of Prime ... More >>

Attempt To Dismiss Wiretapping Challenge Rejected

Saturday, 9 September 2006, 8:57 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

In February 2006, National Lawyers Guild (NLG) members Steven Goldberg, Zaha Hassan, Thomas Nelson, Ashlee Albies, and Lisa Jaskol, and California attorney Jon Eisenberg brought suit in Oregon District Court challenging the legality of the Bush Administration’s ... More >>

Guild Strongly Opposes The Specter-Cheney NSABill

Saturday, 22 July 2006, 8:11 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild strongly opposes the new legislation offered by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a result of negotiation by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) and the White House. The proposed bill would allow the President to unilaterally compel ... More >>

End Israel's Crimes Against Humanity & Aggression

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 9:21 am | US National Lawyers Guild

Israel's violence and aggression against the people of Palestine and Lebanon has already cost the lives of hundreds of people and may provoke a horrific regional or global war. The recent devastation in Palestine and Lebanon magnifies the ever-present ... More >>

Guild Condemns Rulings of NY Court on Gay Marriage

Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 8:19 am | US National Lawyers Guild

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 10, 2006 The National Lawyers Guild Condemns the Rulings of New York High Court on Gay Marriage New York. The National Lawyers Guild strongly opposes the New York Court of Appeals ruling upholding the exclusion of same-sex ... More >>

Israel Must Immediately Halt Its Siege on Gaza

Saturday, 8 July 2006, 1:05 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

The National Lawyers Guild Strongly Condemns Israel's Crimes Against Humanity and Demands Israel Immediately Halt Its Siege on Gaza and End Its Efforts at Toppling the Democratically Elected Palestinian Legislative Council More >>

FBI’s Operation Backfire Unconstitutional, Lawyers

Wednesday, 14 June 2006, 10:10 pm | US National Lawyers Guild

New York. The National Lawyers Guild condemns the FBI’s Operation Backfire “green scare” tactics as an unconstitutional abuse of authority. The FBI has engaged in an orchestrated campaign of issuing subpoenas to environmental activists, conducting ... More >>

Guild Condemns Decision In United States V. Salah

Friday, 9 June 2006, 10:28 am | US National Lawyers Guild

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 8, 2006 National Lawyers Guild Condemns Decision In United States V. Salah Chicago–The National Lawyers Guild condemns Judge Amy St. Eve’s decision in United States v. Muhammad Salah not to suppress Salah’s coerced ... More >>

Guild Condemns Decision in United States v Salah

Friday, 9 June 2006, 10:23 am | US National Lawyers Guild

Chicago–The National Lawyers Guild condemns Judge Amy St. Eve’s decision in United States v. Muhammad Salah not to suppress Salah’s coerced confession obtained by the Israeli government agents more than 13 years ago. The U.S. government has charged ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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