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 …

2015 All Members Meeting Election Results

2015 Election of the Detroit/Michigan Chapter, NLG Board of Directors. Elections were held on May 13th, 2015.  51 Ballots were distributed and 51 ballots were submitted. Elected: Sarah Coffee Desiree Ferguson Shaun Godwin Denise Heberle Nicholas Klaus Tonya Philips Liz Young All four executive officers were re-elected without opposition.

Photos from Ferguson October

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76th NLG Annual Dinner – Honoring Attorney Alice Jennings February 7th 2015

Saturday, February 7th, 2015. 6pm. The Detroit Marriottat the Renaissance Center 400 Renaissance Dr, Detroit, MI 48243Between Atwater and Jefferson. Questions?  Contact our office administrator at curtis@www.michigannlg.org or call 313-925-2626 Reservations  Table of Ten – Reserve a table of ten at the price of 9 member reservations. $810.00 [wp_cart_button name=”Table of Ten” price=”810.00″] Sustainer Membership – One Year Membership to the …