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Help Needed at Standing Rock (tags)
Lawyers and legal observers needed at StandingRock
Award winning Lion Ark returns to LA to help Save The Lions (tags)
LA Screen Actors Guild, 5.15pm, on Saturday April 9
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
National Lawyers Guild Assists Anonymous (tags)
The NLG has published a website for "Anons"
CBS New Media Organized under WGA (tags)
Internet writers employed at CBS studios in the L.A. area have unanimously voted to be represented by the Writers Guild of America, West. The vote was conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.
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.
Samir Twair: Rembering Don White (tags)
The Arab American Press Guild extends its condolences to all activists who are mourning the sudden loss of Don White. I first met him in 1986 when I was regional director of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee. I immediately admired Don for his enthusiasm and tireless efforts to acheive justice for all people who are denied it.
Support the Writers Guild - Ride March, and Rally (tags)
More than 10,000 writers are on the front lines of the fight to preserve decent working standards against corporate power.
Go ahead writers, strike! I DARE ya! (tags)
COMICBOOK ARTISTS GUILD UNVEILS WEST COAST ANTHOLOGY (tags)
Hot on the heels of a very successful membership drive conducted at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, the LA Chapter of the Comicbook Artists Guild continues its march into the comics arena with a celebration of their labors at the South Bay area's best known comic dealer.
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
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.
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)
The Intolerable Conviction of Lynne Stewart (tags)
"I see myself as being a symbol of what the people rail against when they say our civil liberties are eroded. This case could be, I hope it will be, a wakeup call to all of the citizens of this country and all of the people who live here that you can’t lock up the lawyers. You can’t tell the lawyers how to do their job. You’ve got to let them operate. And I will fight on. I am not giving up. I know I commited no crime. I know what I did was right."
Attorney Lynne Stewart, after her Feb. 10 conviction on felony charges
In April 2002, then U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft personally announced to the news media that the government had indicted radical civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart on serious charges of "conspiracy, providing material support to terrorists and defrauding the U.S. government."<
NATIONAL DAY OF OUTRAGE IN RESPONSE TO LYNNE STEWART VERDICT (tags)
NATIONAL DAY OF OUTRAGE IN RESPONSE TO LYNNE STEWART VERDICT
NLG and Activists Firing up the Picket Line (tags)
The National Lawyers' Guild and other community activists were engaging in militant picketing with striking workers at the Pavilions in Culver City near the Fox mall, Wednesday, January 21st, 2004 from 6 PM to 8:30 PM.
Support the LA Librarian's Guild "Patriot" Act repeal proposal! (tags)
Your faxes, e-mails and support at commissioner's meeting needed!
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (tags)
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival 6/11/03-6/21/03 screens human rights films and other topical independent films.
SAG, IATSE condemn blacklisting (tags)
Screen Actors Guild Releases Statement Regarding Free Speech IATSE Joins SAG in Condemning Any Hint of Blacklisting
Feb. 15,....The Spirit of Los Angeles (tags)
The Heart and Soul of Los Angeles was evident in today’s Peace March and Rally where between 75 and 100 thousand passionate Angelenos took to the streets of Hollwyod to protest what is being dubbed as Bush’s insane and solitary march to war.
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
Forum on Civil Liberties Post 9/11 (tags)
Refuse & Resist! of LA and the National Lawyers Guild present a forum on how the government is using the post 9/11 environment to attack civil liberties. The public is invited to participate.
New York-Washington Terror Attacks Aggravate Xenophobia and... (tags)
In our first interview, Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Sarah Wunsch, an attorney with the National Lawyers Guild, who considers the shocking terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington D.C. and their likely impact on civil liberties for U.S. citizens and immigrants.
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