At 1 PM (PT) on Friday, Feb. 17 (#F17), #LawStrikesBack! Lawyers, legal workers, law students, paralegals, court interpreters, investigators, social service advocates, and others who work in the courts will gather in front of courthouses across the country in coordination with the nationwide #GeneralStrike strike planned for the same day.
In Portland, gather at 1 pm at the Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR
This is an opportunity for the legal community to express our solidarity with the growing movements against the new regime and its white supremacist agenda.
Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild (nlg.org)
Center for Constitutional Rights (ccrjustice.org)
People’s Law Office (peopleslawoffice.com)
Sugar Law Center for Social and Economic Justice (sugarlaw.org)
Water Protector Legal Collective (waterprotectorlegal.org)
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (latinojustice.org)\
Abolitionist Law Center (abolitionistlawcenter.org)
Palestine Legal (palestinelegal.org)
TGI Justice Project (TGIJP) (tgijp.org)
Defending Dissent Foundation/ Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) (srlp.org)
Civil Liberties Defense Center (cldc.org)
National Conference of Black Lawyers- Michigan Chapter
Black and Pink (blackandpink.org)
The Jericho Movement (thejerichomovement.com)
Black Movement-Law Project (bmlp.org)
New York Civil Liberties Union – NYCLU (nyclu.org)
Human Rights Defense Center (humanrightsdefensecenter.org)
If your legal organization would like to co-sponsor this event, please email NLG Director of Research and Education Traci Yoder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPREAD THE WORD! Use #LawStrikesBack along with #F17 and #GeneralStrike.
New York, NY