Board Resolution ~ 05/03/2003

Adopting ABA Guidelines for Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases

Resolution by the NACDL Board of Directors to Adopt the Revised “ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases” 

New York, New York

May 3, 2003

Be it resolved, NACDL adopts the newly revised 2003 ABA model standards for representation in capital cases, “ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases,” and deems them as necessary standards to ensure minimally adequate representation in capital cases.

Link to the ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases  

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