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 […]
The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild condemns the government’s ongoing campaign to intimidate immigration lawyers from representing their clients. On January 4, 2018, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents intruded into the immigration law offices of Amoachi & Johnson, PLLC, ignoring signs stating that ICE agents were prohibited there, to personally […]
One of the gravest threats to America today is the re-birth and growth of the hateful neo-Fascistic and White Supremacist movement. It presents a challenge to the survival of political discourse in America; a challenge that progressive forces, employing varying strategies and tactics, are meeting head on. The National Lawyers Guild is also on the […]
The National Lawyers Guild and its upcoming delegation to Mexico will be participating in the International Tribunal of Conscience which will take place in Mexico from September 23-30, 2017. This Tribunal will take place at the site of the Ayotzinapa school were 43 students were disappeared in September 2014 while on their way to a demonstration. This […]
Every year NLG-LA shows up at countless protests, actions and demonstrations across Southern California protecting our free speech. We are constantly looking for more people to help us! Legal Observing is designed to enable people to express their political views as fully as possible without unconstitutional disruption or interference by the police and with the […]
Join us in Washington, D.C. this summer as we celebrate 80 years of#Law4thePeople! We’re offering dozens of timely panels, workshops, CLEs and social events focused on movement law and effective resistance amidst the current political climate—and of course, parties and social events! *Find info on programming, accommodations, sponsorships, and more atnlg.org/convention!* We’re thrilled to have […]
PRESS ADVISORY (REVISED) Due to the recent announcement that the Muslim Travel Ban will not go into affect until 5pm PST tomorrow Thurs. June 29, the attorneys will be there beginning at 2pm and remain as needed. It may take hours after 5pm for us to assess whether there is any substantial local impact. If your outlet is […]
2017 Law Student and Clerk Mixer!!! Thurs June 29, 6pm-9pm House of Erin Darling, 450 Linnie Canal, Venice, CA 90291 Admission. Free. Refreshments. Many. Conversation. Above par. Lifetime colleagues for change…. Come and meet them! REGISTER HERE Only 50 tickets available. First registered, first served basis.