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BTL:National Lawyers Guild Seeks Files on Federal Role in Police Suppression of Occupy Wal (tags)
Interview with Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Scott Harris
BTL:Obama's Double Standard Gives Some but Not All 9/11 Defendants Civilian Trials (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
RNC 8 Charged with "Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism (tags)
In what appears to be the first use of criminal charges under the 2002 Minnesota version of the Federal Patriot Act, Ramsey County Prosecutors have formally charged 8 alleged leaders of the RNC Welcoming Committee with Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism. Monica Bicking, Eryn Trimmer, Luce Guillen Givins, Erik Oseland, Nathanael Secor, Robert Czernik, Garrett Fitzgerald, and Max Spector, face up to 7 1/2 years in prison under the terrorism enhancement charge which allows for a 50% increase in the maximum penalty.
DNC in DNV: Dispatch #3 (tags)
Dispatch #3 - via txt msg
Class Action Lawsuit Filed For May Day Rally (tags)
The National Lawyers Guild, along with attorneys from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles yesterday on behalf of the community groups who organized a May Day immigrants rights rally at MacArthur Park in the city’s heavily Latino immigrant community.
NLG calls for investigation re: UCLA Campus Police Tasers Student (tags)
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an independent investigation into the use of a Taser by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Police Department against 23-year-old student Mostafa Tabatabainejad on November 14, 2006. The Guild rejects the use of, and threats to use, Tasers as an excessive use of force and urges an investigation into the incident and UCLA's Taser policy.
BTL:Bush Warrantless Domestic Spying Program Ruled Unconstitutional (tags)
Interview with Michael Avery, president of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Press Conference to Denounce LAPD Brutality (tags)
Say No to Police Brutality Against Immigrant Rights Protestors in Hollywood
Labor Rights Activists Picket in Garment District (tags)
LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2006 – The colorful Santee Alley in the downtown fashion district where small storeowners compete for business and shoppers hunt for bargains is always a lively scene on weekends. But, this weekend it got a little more lively as activists for workers rights picketed one of the small shops on Santee Alley.
AUDIO: Jim Lafferty of the National Lawyers Guild on Pentagon Spying (tags)
A phone interview with Jim Lafferty of the National Lawyers Guild. Jim shares his thoughts on the news of spying by the Pentagon at local anti-war events.
Glendale: Jornaleros Victorous! (tags)
Anti-racist, anti-fascist groups and individuals came together in Glendale in a mighty display of cooperation and support for day laborers and to shut down a weakened Save Our State.
BTL:Civil Liberties Groups Campaign to Repeal Key Provisions of... (tags)
...USA Patriot Act ~ Interview with Jerome Paun, treasurer of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
RESOLUTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN THE BASQUE TERRITORY (tags)
Jim Lafferty Promotes Racial Hatred on KPFK! (tags)
Jim Lafferty of the "Liar's Guild" should be thrown in jail for inciting racial hatred. He caters to every anti Semitic loony in Los Angeles and the USA.
Is Answer the Answer? (tags)
Peacenik activism, unwilling to confront police violence when and where it happens, will never change anything in the United States.
Report on Pico and La Cienega Peace Vigil (tags)
Here is the report I wrote about last weeks vigil at the corner of Pico and La Cienega (every Friday, 5 PM). I hereby put it under the standard Indymedia license (see below for text).
Forum on Civil Liberties One Year After 9/11 (tags)
Refuse & Resist! and the National Lawyers Guild present a forum on Civil Liberties One Year After 9/11
PIC #4 FOREVER 21 GARMENT WORKERS ACTION 5-25-02 (tags)
A representative from the Lawyers Guild and Beverly Center security pose for a group photo as the demonstration wraps up. The L. G. Rep's straight forward approach in dealing with security personnel promoted cooperation. The men and women in the green fluorescent caps get many thanks for safeguarding activist's constitutional rights. Note: Constant recording by Beverly Center security equals low-grade intimidation. Go to www.Sweatshopwatch.org for event information.
Comrade in Jail!!! (tags)
A short explaination of a clear case of repression by the state against activists! We need help to support our comrade who is in jail!
Bush Administration Crackdown on Travel to Cuba Challenged by... (tags)
Art Heitzer is an attorney in Milwaukee and is the chairman of the Cuba subcommittee of the National Lawyers Guild. He spoke about what he feels the Bush administration's motive for its Cuba travel crackdown and what recipients should do if they receive a letter from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.
National Lawyers Guild Launches Exploratory Campaign--Impeach the Supreme Court (tags)
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is exploring the legal, economic and viable political grounds for launching a broad-based impeachment campaign against the five members of the Bush v. Gore majority on the Supreme Court. The NLG is asking for input, support and endorsements. A "very high ranking member" of the House Judiciary Committee has indicated he will introduce bills of impeachment if we can create the political support to back up serious campaign effort. This is NOT simply arguing against Bush v. Gore, but against the broader anti-democratic agenda of the conservative activist justices.
Live from Death Row Event March 31 (tags)
Live from Death Row Event March 31
Cooridor Opened to Receive Fellow Marchers (tags)
Near the conclusion of the Police Brutality March, Anarchist and other marchers open a corridor to receive fellow marchers who had been separated into two groups by police after a minor confrontation between police and marchers. Lawyers Guild members and others negotiated successfully with police to allow the marchers to reunite, defusing a tense standoff.
POLICE ARREST BIKERS, BLOCKADE BLUE LINE COMMUTERS, (tags)
Storm trooper clad Los Angeles Police officers arrested a group of bicyclers protesting the oil industry, and blockaded the Metro Blue line stranding rush hour commuters for about forty minutes at Flower and 18th Street Tuesday afternoon.