updated Sun. October 30, 2022
April 17, 2018
The National Lawyers Guild, along with the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, sued for the documents after the federal government failed to respond to their FOIA request. So far the Guild has received heavily redacted documents, but they believe the lawsuit will likely produce thousands of more pages ofÃâÃÂ ...
In These Times
April 16, 2018
Traci Yoder, director of research and education for the National Lawyers Guild, a progressive bar association, is the author of a recent report on the forces behind the wave of anti-protest bills, which include conservative groups like the American Legislative Exchange Council, corporations like as Energy Transfer PartnersÃâÃÂ ...
SF Bay Area Indymedia
April 2, 2018
SACRAMENTO, CA. – The National Lawyers Guild of Sacramento Sunday issued the following statement, contesting law enforcement accounts now being circulated regarding what occurred at the Stephon Clark demonstration at Florin Road and 65th Street Saturday (March 31).
April 1, 2018
Wanda Cleveland had been marching down Florin Road in Sacramento with dozens of other activists when she was hit by the sheriff's vehicle, video captured by Guy Danilowitz of the National Lawyers Guild showed. The sheriff's office later confirmed the “collision.” The vehicle immediately drove away,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
Other community activists who spoke in support of Sawant included former mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver, the Democratic Socialist of America's Shaun Scott, and Jenn Kaplan, Seattle chapter president of the National Lawyers Guild. Sawant also spoke during the rally, but did not address the case, citingÃâÃÂ ...
SF Bay Area Indymedia
March 26, 2018
At the large demonstration held Thursday to protest the death of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed in his own backyard by two officers with the Sacramento Police Department, legal observers of the Sacramento Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild did document at least one unnecessaryÃâÃÂ ...
San Francisco Bay View
March 21, 2018
Though, according to “The Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook,” published by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the National Lawyers Guild, “A prison cannot maintain a list of excluded publications” and “must decide about each book or magazine on a case-by-case basis.” (Williams v. Brimeyer, 116 F.3dÃâÃÂ ...
Ventura County Star
March 20, 2018
During a hearing in which McCarthy accused the Army of harboring communists, McCarthy attacked one of Welch's young assistants, Fred Fisher, for once being a member of the National Lawyers Guild, which McCarthy considered a communist front. Welch responded: 'Until this moment, Senator, I haveÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
Set against this background, Defendants' counsel contends that "the proposed ad submitted by Plaintiff with its controversial Gush Etzion address expressed its own political message in gross contradiction of the view of the National Lawyers Guild." In other words, by listing Gush Etzion as Plaintiff's address,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
“Trump has been blunt in his desire to reduce black and brown immigrants in the U.S.,” said Sejal Zota, an attorney with the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, a Boston-based nonprofit involved in the suit. “As part of that agenda, he terminated TPS, but he terminated TPS using anÃâÃÂ ...
Charleston City Paper
March 13, 2018
In Massachusetts, the state's corrections department reached a settlement with the National Lawyers Guild and Prisoners' Legal Services to treat prisoners with the most serious cases of Hepatitis C within 18 months, according to The Wall Street Journal. Additionally, every new prisoner will be tested for theÃâÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
... is the result of more than two years of litigation, after inmates Emilian Paszko and Jeffrey Fowler sued the Department for denying them treatment with the most effective drugs on the market. The Massachusetts chapter of the National Lawyers Guild says this is believed to be the first settlement of its kind.
legal Insurrection (blog)
March 9, 2018
“We are pleased with the Court's well-reasoned and just decision to deny the National Lawyers Guild's motion to dismiss and allow this case to proceed,” said The Lawfare Project's Chief Operating Officer, Benjamin Ryberg, who is acting as lead counsel in this suit. “The discriminatory motivation behindÃâÃÂ ...
Buffalo Business First
February 26, 2018
The Buffalo chapter of the National Lawyers Guild is suing the Erie County Sheriff's Office in order to get records surrounding what the guild says is the Sheriff's Office practice of concealing suicide attempts in county jails. The suit, filed last week under the Freedom of Information Law in Erie CountyÃâÃÂ ...
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