• National Lawyers Guild Statement on the Passing of Fidel Castro Ruz

      On behalf of the members and leaders of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), we send our condolences and heartfelt thanks to the people of Cuba during this time of national mourning at the loss of Fidel Castro Ruz. Cuba under his leadership inspired generations worldwide to act in solidarity across national lines and against poverty, racism, disease […]

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  • National Lawyers Guild Statement of Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against Dakota Access Pipeline

    The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), the oldest and largest human rights bar association in the United States, by its International Committee, its Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and its Environmental Human Rights Committee,  as well as the NLG’s Environmental Justice Committee and Labor and Employment Committee, stands in solidarity with the sovereign Oceti Sakowin Oyate (the Great Sioux […]

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  • Schedule of International Events at Law for the People 2016 in New York City

    The International Committee is eagerly anticipating this year’s #Law4thePeople NLG Convention in New York City, taking place at NYU! Check out the schedule below for an overview of International events taking place at the convention – please do join us! (Of course there are many other events of interest at the Convention! Not listed here […]

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  • NLG’s Azadeh Shahshahani to join International Tribunal for Democracy in Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro – Brazil is going through a critical moment in its political and institutional history – the process of impeachment against the President of the Republic Dilma Rousseff, unleashed in the Chamber of Deputies, now facing a decision in the Senate. The process of impeachment of the head of state in the presidential structure, unlike […]

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  • CLE Registration: “Know Your Economic Human Rights” 

    CLE Registration: “Know Your Economic Human Rights”  The International Committee’s annual CLE will take place on Thursday, August 4 from 1 pm to 5 pm, featuring noted experts Jeanne Mirer, Andrew Reid, Eric Tars, and more! The program will focus on economic human rights, their scope and application, relevant human rights conventions and treaties, and […]

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  • Donate to a Journal Ad to Honor Audrey Bomse + Register for IC CLE: “Know Your Economic Human Rights”

    Join the International Committee Journal Ad: List Your Name for Audrey Bomse!  Celebrate Audrey Bomse, the winner of this year’s Debra Evenson Venceremos International Award by listing your name in a collective journal ad on behalf of the international committee. Donate $20 to the ad and your name will be listed. Audrey Bomse is a […]

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  • National Lawyers Guild at the Left Forum 2016

        The Left Forum – the largest annual conference of a broad spectrum of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations and the interested public. in the United States – convenes each year in New York City. This year, the Left Forum is being organized this weekend, May 21-22, at John Jay College of […]

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  • Audrey Bomse to receive the 2016 Debra Evenson Venceremos International Award

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee is proud to announce that the 2016 recipient of the NLG’s national Debra Evenson Venceremos International Award is Audrey Bomse. The award, which honors legal work for global justice and international solidarity, will be presented at the NLG 2016 Law for the People Convention, to be held August 3-7 […]

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