NLG-LA Statement on Recent Rise in Antisemitic Displays

The National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles (NLG-LA) is troubled and disturbed by the recent acts of antisemitism that have appeared in the Los Angeles area. The distribution of fliers and other materials that spread antisemitic conspiracy theories and the display that appeared over the 405 freeway are horrifying, disgusting, and a representation of the […]

NLG-LA to Honor LA City Councilmember Mike Bonin at Annual Awards Gala

The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG-LA) will honor Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin at the upcoming NLG-LA Annual Awards Gala on December 4th. Bonin will deliver the keynote address. Last weekend, audio was leaked that revealed racist comments made by Los Angeles City Councilmembers Nury Martinez, Gil Cedillo, and Kevin […]

NLG LA Statement on Certification of Class Action Lawsuit

The National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles (NLG-LA) is excited about the United States District Court’s decision to certify the classes in Black Lives Matter et. al. v. City of Los Angeles et. al. This is an incredibly important victory that recognizes the collective brutality of the Los Angeles Police Department’s response to the protests […]

NLG-LA Issues Statement Against Forced Relocation of Migrants

The National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles (NLG-LA) is disturbed by the recent actions of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Texas Governor Greg Abbott, namely their relocation of migrants to various areas across the country. These actions are crass political stunts that treat people as political pawns and disregard their dignity as human beings. It […]

NLG-LA Issues Statement Responding to LA Times Article

The National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles (NLG-LA) has strong concerns about a recent article in the Los Angeles Times entitled, “California aims to shut up bullies and other bad actors so democracy can thrive.” We believe that framing concerned community members and protestors as “bullies and bad actors” who threaten democracy is both unnecessarily […]

NLG-LA Response to Biden’s Student Loan Plan

Media Contact: Christopher Chavis Phone: 310-383-9407 Email: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2022 Los Angeles, CA – The National Lawyers Guild – Los Angeles (NLG-LA) has strong concerns regarding President Joe Biden’s most recent plan regarding student debt relief. While we applaud $10,000 of debt relief as a first step, this action does not go […]