National Lawyers Guild

The “Guild” provides various free legal services especially for political prisoners. If you have any legal hassles, call and see if they’ll help you. You can call the one nearest you and get the name of a good lawyer in your area.

* BOSTON – 70 Charles St.

* DETROIT – 5705 N. Woodward St.

* LOS ANGELES – c/o Haymarket, 507 N. Hoover St.

* NEW YORK – 1 Hudson St.

* SAN FRANCISCO – 197 Steiner St.

Outside of these areas, there are no offices, but people to contact in the following cities are:

* FLINT, MICH., Carl Bekofske, 1003 Church St.

* PHILADELPHIA, PA. – A. Harry Levitan, 1412 Fox Building

* WASHINGTON, D.C. – S. David Levy, 2812 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.

American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU is not as radical as the Guild, but will in rare instances provide good lawyers for a variety of civil liberty cases such as censorship, denial of permits to demonstrations, and the like. But beware of their tendency to win the legal point while losing the case. Here is a list of some of their larger offices.

* ALABAMA – Box 1972, University, Alabama 35486

* CALIFORNIA – ACLU of Northern California, 503 Market St.,

* SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 94105 (EX 2-4692)

* COLORADO – 1452 Pennsylvania St., Denver, Colorado 80203 (303-TA5-2930)

* GEORGIA – 5 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404-523-5398)

* ILLINOIS – 6 S. Clark, Chicago, Illinois 60603 (312-236-5564)

* MICHIGAN – 234 State St., Detroit, Mich. 48226 (313-961-4662)

* MONTANA – 2707 Glenwood Land, Billings, Montana 59102 (406-651-2328)

* NEW MEXICO – 131 La Vega S.W., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105 (505-877-5286)

* NEW YORK – 156 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010 (212-WA9-6076)

* NORTH DAKOTA – Ward County (Minot), Box 1000, Minot, North Dakota 58701 (702-838-0381)

* OHIO – Suite 200, 203 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215

* WASHINGTON, DC – (NCACLU) 1424 16th St. NW, Suite 501,

* WASHINGTON, DC – 20036 (202-483-3830) (202-483-3830)

* WEST VIRGINIA – 1228 Seventh St., Huntington, West Virginia 25701

* WISCONSIN – 1840 N. Farwell Ave., Rm. 303, Milwaukee, Wisc. 53202 (414-272-4032)

To obtain a complete list of all the ACLU chapters, write: American Civil Liberties Union, 156 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or call them at (212) WA 9-6076.

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