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Statement against imprisonment of Nasrin Sotoudeh

The National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (NLGSF) strongly condemns the recent sentencing of Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and calls for her immediate and unconditional release. Ms. Sotoudeh was arrested on June 13, 2018 without notice...

Jeff Adachi, Presente!

NLGSF mourns the recent passing of Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s elected Public Defender and a long-time Guild supporter.  Jeff was a true people’s lawyer. He aggressively defended those who most acutely felt the limitations and corruption of the criminal justice...

State Supreme Court to take up public records cost case

The National Lawyers Guild appeal to not be charged $2,938.58 the for the cost of receiving body cam footage from the Hayward police has been granted review by the state's high court this past week. Amitai Schwartz, an NLG attorney states What’s at stake, is whether...

Join Us as Elections Approach!

Chapter elections will coincide with the Annual Membership meeting and take place: Thursday, November 8th | 6:30pm to 8:30pm North Berkeley Senior Center 1901 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709. RSVP Online voting will be our primary method of voting. Ensure you...