National Conference of Black Lawyers Blog

Maryland Legal Aid Director Wins a “Denny”

Joseph, center, stands with Legal Aid Bureau Board President Warren Oliveri, right, and José Padilla, NLADA Board President and executive director of California Rural Legal Assistance. During its annual conference last month, the National...

Michael Tarif & Evelyn Warren

VICTORY In a courtroom filled with supporters, as has been the case since the Warrens were initially assaulted, arrested, and brought to court a year ago, the District Attorney found inadequate basis for proceeding...

Crack Cocaine Reform

“There has been more activity on the issue of crack cocaine reform in the past two weeks than there has been in the past two decades!” That was the sense of long-standing NCBL member...

International Tribunal on Katrina and Rita

The National Conference of Black Lawyers joins the Peoples Hurricane Relief Fund, the Mississippi Disaster Relief Coalition, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, and the US Human Rights Network and others in convening an International...

A Tribute to Dr. Asa G. Hilliard

A TRIBUTE TO DR. ASA GRANT HILLIARD, III NANA BAFFOUR AMANKWATIA, II By Dr. Conrad W. Worrill August 29, 2007 In my view, a fitting tribute to Dr. Asa Grant Hilliard III, Nana Baffour...

NCBL Fondly Remembers Max Roach

MAX ROACH…for NCBL, the name is synonymous with class, amazing artistry, and activism. Max made his transition from this world on Friday, August 17, 2007, and we think the world should have paused to...

NCBL on Imus

The National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) joins the ranks of those taking Imus to task for his specious remarks about the Rutgers University Womens’ Basketball team. As a bar association established to vigorously...