Legal Observers The NLG Legal Observer Program is part of a comprehensive system of legal support coordinated by the Guild to enable people to express their political views as fully as possible, without unconstitutional disruption or interference by the government, and with the least onerous … Read More
Our History ______________________
The Early Years Founded in 1937 the National Lawyers Guild was the nation's first racially integrated bar association. The first Guild lawyers supported President Roosevelt's New Deal, assisted the emerging industrial labor movement, and opposed the racial segregation policies of the American Bar … Read More
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Law School Chapters ______________
Chicago has a vibrant NLG presence at our area law schools. Law students are full and equal members of the Guild, and are our life blood and future. … Read More