• March 2020 NLG Labor and Employment Committee Cuba Delegation & Labor Rights Conference

    The Association of American Jurists (AAJ) and Association of Latin American Labor Lawyers (ALAL) invite labor and employment professionals to the: 21st annual bilateral professional research project, followed by 14th International Conference on Labor Rights in Cuba Approximate Dates: March 7-15, 2020 Endorsed by: The National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee The Labor Law […]

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  • Prominent lawyers and legal organizations call for protective measures and safe passage for Bolivian citizen Juan Ramon Quintana

    Spanish The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and the American Association of Jurists (AAJ) strongly condemn the politically motivated persecution by the de facto regime in Bolivia against members of former president Evo Morales’s government, in particular, former Minister of the Presidency and Ambassador Juan Ramón Quintana, and the […]

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  • NLG statement on the military coup in Bolivia

    English | Spanish The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) strongly condemns the military coup that took place in Bolivia on November 10, followed by the self-declared presidency of extreme right-wing Bolivian senator Jeanine Áñez, in violation of the Constitution of Bolivia. There is strong evidence that U.S. elected officials and agencies worked to foment this coup […]

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  • NLG joins letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the coup in Bolivia

    Various organizations of jurists and lawyers, NGOs, social movements and trade unions from around the world – including the National Lawyers Guild and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers – wrote to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to call upon her to strongly condemn the human rights violations taking place in […]

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  • NLG IC statement on the arrest of Max Blumenthal, the attack on Venezuela and the repression of dissent

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee strongly condemns the arrest of independent journalist Max Blumenthal. Blumenthal was arrested from his Washington, DC, home by a large group of police on October 25, held in jail for two days and denied access to an attorney throughout this period. Reporting on his arrest, Blumenthal noted that the […]

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  • NLG Statement in Solidarity with the People of Chile

    (En Español abajo) The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) of the United States expresses its solidarity with the Chilean people and strongly condemns the brutal repression with which the government of Chilean President Piñera is responding to the people’s demands for democracy and economic justice. We express our support for our sister organization, the Association of […]

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  • Support NLG delegates at UN Conference for People of African Descent in Senegal

    Please help by donating at the crowdfunding link: https://fundrazr.com/41Zqpa From 2015 through 2024, the United Nations is marking the Decade for People of African Descent, under the themes of recognition, justice and development. The National Lawyers Guild and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers have the opportunity to participate in the international convenings, plans and programs of action to […]

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  • NLG and IADL greet National Union of People’s Lawyers of the Philippines

    The National Lawyers Guild and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers sent greetings to the Fifth Congress of the National Union of People’s Lawyers in the Philippines from the 2019 Law for the People convention in Durham, North Carolina. NLG IC co-chairs Jackelyn Mariano, Suzanne Adely and Jeanne Mirer – also the President of the […]

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  • Congratulations to Judy Somberg: 2019 Honoree, Debra Evenson Venceremos International Award

    The NLG International Committee congratulates Judy Somberg, the 2019 recipient of the Debra Evenson Venceremos International Award. The award was presented to Judy on Friday, October 18 at the International Committee/Labor and Employment Committee reception at Law for the People 2019, the NLG Convention in Durham, North Carolina. A longtime Guild activist, Judy Somberg has […]

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  • International Committee Schedule for the Law For the People Convention 2019 in Durham!

    The following schedule contains items organized or co-organized by the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild, its working groups and subcommittees.    There are many more events of interest to IC members taking place at the Convention, including the Plenaries, Anti-Racism Training, TUPOCC Meeting, Welcome reception honoring Brigada Legal Solidaria and Denyse Sabagh, Keynote […]

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