Tag: national lawyers guild

2017 NLG Convention Report

By Jeff Lake The National Lawyers Guild held its 80th National Convention in Washington, D.C. on August 2-6, 2017. The Convention was highlighted by awards given to Oscar Lopez Rivera (Arthur Kinoy Award) and the Water Protector Legal Collective (Law for the…Read More »

National Lawyers Guild Submits Comments for Improving Military Justice System to Department of Defense Military Justice Review Group

NEW YORK — The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) today submitted comments to the Defense Department’s Military Justice Review Group as part of its comprehensive review of the military justice system. Recommendations to improve the system include eliminating the “convening authority” as the near-absolute…Read More »

December 2012 issue of ‘On Watch’ now online

The latest issue of MLTF’s quarterly newsletter, On Watch, released to subscribers a month ago, is now available to the pubic. XXIII.4 December 2012 Contents: Advocacy to address sexual assault in the military Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) update Update on Bradley Manning…Read More »

Legal support for servicemembers, reservists and veterans participating in Occupy Wall Street actions

Download this brochure to read, print, distribute (PDF). The National Lawyers Guild has endorsed the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City and thousands of cities world-wide and offered legal support. Members of the US military have joined the OWS protests…Read More »