Civil Rights Attorneys, Public Defenders, Social Justice Organizers, Religious Leaders, Movement Partners, and Directly Impacted Communities Strongly Support Mr. Gascón’s New Policy Directives On November 3, 2020, Los Angeles voters elected George Gascón as the new District Attorney (DA) by a clear majority and, in doing so, delivered a powerful mandate to shift from the […]
The National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles (“NLG-LA”) denounces the brutal force used by the California Highway Patrol (“CHP”) to evict homeless families who had taken shelter on Thanksgiving eve in homes owned by the State of California that have been sitting vacant for decades. After the organization known as Reclaim and Rebuild Our Community […]
New federal class action lawsuit by BLM, LA-CAN, and NLG-LA against LAPD re excessive force & civil rights violations of George Floyd Solidarity protesters injured by rubber bullets, kept detained many hours.
Working with community partners—including Youth Justice Coalition, Ground Game LA, ACLU of Southern California, as well as criminal defense attorneys—NLG-LA trains court watchers and brings them into criminal courts throughout Los Angeles to observe and report about proceedings.