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Legal Observers Add Layer of Safety to Demonstrations

While following the media coverage of the civil unrest taking place in our country, I became aware of a legal organization I had never heard of before. The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) was founded in 1937 as an association of progressive lawyers who believed  in using legal values to protect human rights. At the time, they were an alternative to the American Bar Association which was known to be much more conservative and did not accept African American members. The Guild was chosen by the American...

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