The National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter is a radical legal nonprofit organization dedicated to overcoming political, social, and economic injustice.
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NLG Massachusetts Chapter and Prisoners’ Legal Services File Lawsuit against Department of Correction for their failure to provide proper treatment of Hepatitis C in state prisons. Read the press release here.
NLG Massachusetts Chapter Files Lawsuit against Boston Police and Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) for their violations of the Massachusetts Freedom of Information Act (MassFOIA). Read the press release here.
Read about the NLG Massachusetts Chapter’s work in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement here.
NLG Massachusetts Chapter Calls on the Government to Conduct an Independent Investigation into 2013 City Lockdown. Read the press release here.
NLG and Other Legal Groups Send Letter to ICC Urging an Investigation into Potential War Crimes Committed by Israel and US in Gaza under “Operation Protective Edge”
NLG 2015 Law for the People Convention
Wednesday, October 21 – Sunday, October 25, 2015
Marriott Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA
You’re invited to the NLG’s annual Law for the People Convention, October 21-25 in Oakland, CA, for 5 days of panels, workshops, CLEs and camaraderie! This year, our Keynote Speaker will be Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, and programming will address topics including housing and labor rights, racial justice, police accountability, international law, and much more.
NLG Mass Chapter – Holiday Party
Friday, December 11, 5:30-9:00 PM
Shapiro, Weissberg & Garin, 90 Canal St., 5th Fl., Boston
We can’t wait to celebrate together!
NLG & ACLUM Reveal Pattern of Police
Spying and Surveillance.
Boston Police Violate their own Rules in Spying on People Expressing their First Amendment Right
On October 16, 2012, the NLG & ACLUM sent a letter to Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis demanding that the surveillance and monitoring of peaceful activists and organizations stop immediately and that mechanisms be created to ensure transparency and accountability of the BRIC and its officers.