National Committees, Projects & Task Forces

These  NLG Committees have links to more information. The full list of committees is below.

Anti-Death Penalty Drug Policy Labor and Employment 
Center for Democratic Communications HEED Lesbian, Gay Bi, and Transgender Rights
Corporations, the Constitution, & Human Rights Immigration Project National Police 
Accountability Project
Cuba International  Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice Law Center



Committee News Home Page

 

ANTI-DEATH PENALTY COMMITTEE                     

          Mac Scott
          National Office

          126 University place, Fifth Floor

          NY, NY 10003

          nlgmember@nlg.org

ANTIRACISM COMMITTEE
Please contact the National Office for information.

ANTI REPRESSION TASK FORCE
Robert Boyle
(212) 431-0229
350 Broadway #308,
New York, NY, 10013

ANTI SEXISM COMMITTEE
Kate Yavenditti,
(619) 235-5656, fax: (619) 235-5668,
2467 Marilouise Way,
San Diego, CA, 92103 $15

CAMPAIGN FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE
Riva Enteen
(415) 285-1041, fax: (415) 285-5066,
CEJ c/o SFNLG,
558 Capp St.,
San Francisco, CA 94110
nlgsf@nlg.org

 

CIVIL LIBERTIES COMMITTEE   This committee's work has been absorbed by the following committees or organizations: 
National Police Accountability Project
Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute
NLG Mass Defense Committee- see below
National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom
National Immigration Project

COLOMBIA TASK FORCE
International Sub-Committee
Charlie Roberts, (202) 462-4724 (202) 462-8176
3325 17th St. N.W.
Washington D.C. 20010
Chroberts@igc.org
$20
  

CENTER FOR DEMOCRATIC COMMUNICATIONS
Philip Tyman, 
(707) 869-8270 or (415) 648-8450 (message only)
CDC SFNLG 558 Capp St. 
San Francisco, CA 94110
members:$25

CORPORATIONS, THE CONSTITUTION, & HUMAN RIGHTS
Eric Palmer
2450 Hosea Avenue #2
Cincinnati, OH 45220.
(513) 872-0551
radicalawyer@fuse.net

CRIMINAL LAW COMMITTEE

John Midgely, (206) 720-0430,
5223 2nd Ave So. Seattle, WA 98144

Cuba Subcommittee
International Sub-Committee
Art Heitzer 
414-273-1040 ext. 12  fax 414-273-4859
Law Offices of Arthur Heitzer
606 W. Wisconsin Ave  Suite 1706
Milwaukee, WI  53203
aheitzer@igc.org  
Cuba Subcmte homepage

DISABILITY RIGHTS TASK FORCE
Brian Stanford,
phone/fax: (612) 644-2952,
825 Seal St. Apt. 604, St. Paul, MN 55114
e-mail to: bstan4873@aol.com
members:$15

Drug Policy Committee
Steven Gotzler
gotzler@hotmail.com

ECONOMICS RIGHTS TASK FORCE
Paul Gattone,
(520) 6237306, fax: (520) 6709122,
611 N 4th Ave,
Tucson, AZ, 85705
e-mail to: pgattone@aol.com
members:$15

EMERGENCY RESPONSE NETWORK
Riva Enteen
(415) 285-1041, fax: (415) 285-5066,
558 Capp St.,
San Francisco, CA 94110
nlgsf@nlg.org

GUILD PRACTITIONER
Marjorie Cohn,
(213) 653-4510,
P.O. Box 46205,
Los Angeles, CA 90046
marjorie@tjsl.edu,
members:$25 students: $10

HEED
The International Law Project For Human, Economic 
and Environmental Defense
Project of the LA chapter of the NLG
(213) 736-1094  fax: (213) 380-3769
8124 West Third Street, Suite 201, 
Los Angeles, CA, 90048 

heed@igc.org
 

HISTORY COMMITTEE
Amy Ruth Tobol,
(516) 997-4700, fax: (516) 997-4942,
Empire State College, Trainor House,
223 Storehill Rd., PO Box 130,
Old Westbury, NY 11568
atobol@sescva.esc.edu

HIV/AIDS COMMITTEE
Please Contact the NLG National Office for Information.

IMMIGRATION PROJECT
NATIONAL IMMIGRATION PROJECT
Dan Kesselbrenner,
(617) 227-9727, fax: (617) 227-5495,
14 Beacon St #602,
Boston, MA 02108
nipdan@nlg.org
$75


INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE

Steve Goldberg,
(503) 224-2372,
621 SW Morrison Street #1450
Portland, OR 97205
sgold3631@inetarena.com
$15


International Subcommittees

COLOMBIA TASK FORCE
International Sub-Committee
Charlie Roberts, (202) 462-4724 (202) 462-8176
3325 17th St. N.W.
Washington D.C. 20010
Chroberts@igc.org
$20
  

Cuba Subcommittee
International Sub-Committee
Art Heitzer 
414-273-1040 ext. 12  fax 414-273-4859
Law Offices of Arthur Heitzer
606 W. Wisconsin Ave  Suite 1706
Milwaukee, WI  53203
aheitzer@igc.org  
Cuba Sub committee homepage

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ACTION
International Sub-Committee
Peter Schey,
(213) 388-8693 x104,
CHR&CL
256 S. Occidental Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA, 90057
pschey@earthlink.net

IRELAND TASK FORCE
International Sub-Committee
Jack Kilroy,
(440) 937-6709,
2630 Joseph St, Avon,
OH 44011,
jpk@lcfn.org
$10

 

MIDDLE EAST SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Zaha Hassan
zaha@uswest.net

Linda Mansour
lindamansour@aol.com
Dan Burnstein

npro1@ziplink.net

PHILIPPINES SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Severina Rivera
(202) 331-8487
1322 18th St. NW #300,
Washington DC 20036
sevrivera@aol.com

PUERTO RICO SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Contact the National Office for more info
nlgno@nlg.org

SOUTHERN AFRICA SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Virginia Davis Nordin
(606) 257-4243 fax
U of KY--Higher Ed. Policy Studies
131 Taylor Exec. Bldg
Lexington, KY 40506 
nordin@pop.uky.edu
members:$15

 

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ACTION
International Sub-Committee
Peter Schey,
(213) 388-8693 x104,
CHR&CL
256 S. Occidental Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA, 90057
pschey@earthlink.net

IRELAND TASK FORCE
International Sub-Committee
Jack Kilroy,
(440) 937-6709,
2630 Joseph St, Avon,
OH 44011,
jpk@lcfn.org
$10

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE
Mika Spencer,
(619) 233-1313,
2044 First Avenue, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101-2089
mikaspencer@labornet.org
-or-
Polly Halfkenny (co-chair)
United Electrical
One Gateway Cntr #1400
Pittsburgh PA 15222
polly.halfkenny@ranknfile-ue.org
members:$25 students:$15

LEGAL WORKERS COMMITTEE
Riva Enteen, 
415) 285-5067, fax: (415) 285-5066,
SFNLG,
558 Capp Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94110
nlgsf@nlg.org
-or- Kit Gage (
202) 529-4225
kgage@igc.org

Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Transgender Rights Committee   
Rob Petitpas,
SFNLG,
558 Capp St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
nlgsf@nlg.org
$30

MARXISM & THE LAW
Frederick W. Hyde,
(206) 464-6773,
5946 39th Ave., SW,
Seattle, WA, 98136
fhyde@igc.org
members: 10

MASS DEFENSE COMMITTEE
Mac Scott
Membership Coordinator- NLG National office
(212) 627-2656 ext.
14
nlgmember@nlg.org

 

MIDDLE EAST SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Zaha Hassan
zaha@uswest.net

-OR-

Linda Mansour
lindamansour@aol.com
$15

MILITARY LAW TASK FORCE
Kathleen Gilberd, 
(619) 234-1883
(619) 233-6314 fax
1168 Union St. Suite 200,
San Diego, CA, 92101 
kathleengilberd@aol.com 
-or-
Harold Jordan,
(215) 241-7176
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA
hjordan@afsc.org
members:$25

National Police Accountability Project (NPAP)

Sarah Hogarth, Executive Director

c/o Center for Constitutional Rights

666 Broadway, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10012

(212) 505-9119 fax: (212) 598-9922

policeproject@nlg.org

sliding scale dues


NLG/SUGAR LAW CENTER FOR ECONOMIC 
& SOCIAL JUSTICE (GUILD LAW CENTER)

Julie Hurwitz
(313) 962-6540, fax: (313) 962-4492,
645 Griswold #1800,
Detroit, MI, 48226
mail@sugarlaw.org

 

PHILIPPINES SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Jenny Green,
(212) 614-6464 x431,
666 Broadway 7th Fl,
New York, NY, 10012 -or-
Severina Rivera (202) 331-1639

PRISON LAW PROJECT
Audrey Bomse,
(732) 699-0736
Prisoners Self-Help Legal Clinic,
35 Halsey Street Ste. B,
Newark, NJ 07102 
-or-
Angus Love
101 Woodbine Ave.
Narbeth, PA 19072
members:$10-$40 sliding scale, prisoners $8.00

PUERTO RICO SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Contact the National Office
nlgno@nlg.org

SOUTHERN AFRICA SUBCOMMITTEE
International Sub-Committee
Eric Sirotkin,
(505) 266-2753, fax: (505) 265-3012,
529 1/2 Montclaire SE,
Albuquerque, NM, 87108 
sirotkin@igc.org
members:$15

SUMMER PROJECTS, HAYWOOD BURNS FELLOWSHIPS FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE
NLG National Office
nlgmember@nlg.org

Technology Committee
Tim Plenk
617 666 8866 (Boston)
tplenk@igc.org
This committee deals with the Guilds list servs and web sites.


VOLUNTEER IMMIGRATION PROJECT
Gail Pendleton,
(617) 227-9727, fax: (617) 227-5495,
14 Beacon St. Suite 602,
Boston, MA, 02108
nipgail@nlg.org

Dues and newsletter prices are annual amounts.

For additional information call the NLG National Office at (212) 627-2656 or e mail to nlgno@nlg.org

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