NLG Attorneys Sue Adelanto Detention Center

NLG Attorneys Sue Adelanto Detention Center

From the NLG-LA Executive Board:  The local police union and certain Los Angeles City politicians  and have asked city voters to adopt Charter Amendment C, asserting that the proposed amendment would increase police accountability. In reality, Charter Amendment C will ensure that police officers evade accountability for their misconduct and illegal practices. The Los Angeles […]

Know Your Workplace Rights

Workers Know Your Rights booklet now available!

It is crucial that as workers, immigrants, community members, activists, and legal workers, we know our rights. The Know Your Rights booklet is a powerful tool, made even more so by the internet, which is why NLG distributes these resources. All workers—citizens and non-citizens, documented and undocumented—have rights that protect them at work. This booklet […]

2018 Annual Awards Dinner for NLG Los Angleses on June 10th

The 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala was One for the Books

On June 10th, 2018, the National Lawyers Guild – Los Angeles Chapter hosted its largest annual awards program yet! Nearly 450 people joined the celebration at the Pasadena Hilton to recognize 6 civil rights attorneys who embody and defend the goals of NLG – to elevate human rights over property rights. Pictures of the Event […]

NLG-LA Legal Observers Support Migrant Caravan

NLG-LA Legal Observers Support Migrant Caravan

A team of legal observers from National Lawyers Guild Los Angeles was on hand to support the migrant caravan and associated protests on April 28th and 29th, 2018. The migrant caravan is made up of two hundred refugees fleeing violence in Central America. Their pilgrimage to the U.S. border to request asylum drew international attention […]