80th Anniversary Dinner

Honoree: Rev. Dr. JoAnn Watson // Unsung Hero: Rhonda Kelso // Keynote Speaker: Heather Thompson

Statement of the Detroit & Michigan Chapter of the NLG on the untimely passing of our brother and comrade, Ron Scott

NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD DETROIT & MICHIGAN CHAPTER¬∑WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015 Ron Scott grew up in the heart of Detroit’s African-American community: born in Black Bottom; his family was pushed out by “urban renewal,” first to the area near Hastings St.; then to the Jeffries Projects. He was immersed from a young age in the struggles, victories and defeats of the …

Press Release – National Lawyers Guild Opposes DPD Curfew Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: John Royal, 313 962 3739 National Lawyers Guild Opposes DPD Curfew Plan The National Lawyers Guild-Detroit & Michigan Chapter Board of Directors opposes the plan by the Detroit Police Department to issue a four-day curfew for Detroit youth under 17 during Detroit’s “River Days” and Fireworks celebrations. “There are glaring difficulties with this alleged public safety …