This week at the Legal Rights Center…
We’ve been uplifting opportunities for people to get involved in actions around the Twin Cities! See below for a youth opportunity, a petition to sign, and a notice that the NLG Legal Support Hotline is live as of Friday (August 14). An article by former LRC Executive Director Michael Friedman has also been re-published in The Hennepin Lawyer magazine and is linked below.
Actions this Week
Change.org Petition to Drop the Charges Against Minnesota Uprising Defendants
Criminal Justice Reform Youth Essay, Video and Audio Contest
NLG Legal Support Hotline is Live Again
The National Lawyers Guild Hotline has been reactivated today based on activity happening in Powderhorn Park! If you or anyone you know are being arrested and want legal support, please call the NLG Hotline at 612-444-2654.
LRC In the News
THL Update: Externality and the Data Practices Act: Addressing Obstacles to Police Accountability
Authored by former LRC Executive Director Michael Friedman.
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