National Conference of Black Lawyers Blog

School to Prison Pipeline

The National Conference of Black Lawyers’ (NCBL) Michigan Chapter is responding to recently published findings by the American Civil Liberties Union that demonstrate consistent racially disproportionate suspensions and expulsions of black public school students...

Mentorship Program

The National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) will perpetuate and strengthen its history of fearless and vigorous advocacy by encouraging new lawyers, law students and community activists to join us in the fight against...

Human Rights Work

During the last two decades, NCBL/CHI has been in the forefront in the effort to get justice in the Burge Torture Cases. Chicago police commander Jon Burge, and other officers under his command, tortured...

Obstruction of Justice

The terror that is perpetrated against predominantly blacks and Latinos in the streets of New York by the police “force” should be checked at the steps of the courthouse, but it is not. We...

Young Black Legal Warriors

NCBL’s Young Legal Warriors project is dedicated to fostering a new generation of young lawyers and legal workers who are committed to eradicating social injustices, and defending the rights and interests of Black communities...