DC NLG’S J20 DEFENDANT FAQ #2

DC NLG’S J20 DEFENDANT FAQ #2

https://dcnlg.wordpress.com/dc-nlgs-j20-defendant-faq-2/ Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The court process a. Pretrial steps b. Plea bargains c. Social media subpoenas d. What if I’m having trouble with my lawyer? 3. Security 4. The New Jim Crow a. Privilege, or lack thereof, is guiding your experience and expectations b. Jim Crow today c. Jim Crow in DC 5. What is legal solidarity? 6. What has DC NLG been doing? 7. How can I help? Introduction This is the second FAQ we have published involving the arrests that took place on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. To see the first FAQ we published, please click here. DC NLG is committed to lending support to defendants arrested on January 20. As these cases progress, we will continue to serve as a resource. If you have any questions you would like to see addressed in our next FAQ, please email them to dcmassdefense@gmail.com. Before we go any further, we must point out the following information is not legal advice. Defendants must address any and all questions to their lawyers. Under...
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FAQ FOR JAN. 20 ARRESTEES

FAQ FOR JAN. 20 ARRESTEES

This post originally came from our friends at the DC NLG  Dear Friend and Comrade, On behalf of the National Lawyers Guild, we are reaching out to all who were arrested this past weekend in Washington, DC during political protest actions throughout the city. We are volunteer attorneys and legal workers fighting to protect movement space in the struggle to eradicate capitalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, heterosexism, cisism, prisons, and all other forms of oppression. We wish we could reply on an individual basis to many of the questions we have received, but we note that we cannot offer legal advice to anyone who is represented by counsel. However, to do what we can, we have compiled responses to the most frequent questions we have received. We hope you will find the explanations below helpful. You can follow up with us as to your other questions, but again please note, that we cannot offer legal advice to anyone currently represented. If you do reach out...
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