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NLGSF seeks new Executive Director

On behalf of the SF/Bay Area NLG Board I want to extend our best wishes for the coming new year. There’s a lot to think about as we enter 2020. It’s been a hard year. We have seen right wing nationalism and white supremacy take hold here and further attacks on basic...

NLGSF is seeking board members for April 2020 Elections

National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter (NLGSF) is inviting committed and passionate members to run for a position on our Board of Directors. The NLGSF Board of Directors plays a crucial role in governance, fundraising, strategic planning, and supporting...

A big win for fight against Santa Rita jail!

Guild members Carey Lamprecht, Yolanda Huang and Dennis Cunningham got a huge win this week in their lawsuit against Santa Rita jail. Santa Rita staff were torturing prisoners through sleep deprivation. As a result of fierce organizing from the imprisoned women at...

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...