2013 Board of Directors Resolutions

Resolutions adopted by NACDL's Board of Directors or Membership are posted online. Resolutions adopted prior to the year 2000 are posted as they are available. For more information on resolutions adopted prior to 2000, please contact NACDL.

Adopting Model Legislation Regarding Drones

The Board of Directors adopts the model legislation

Concerning the use of Familial DNA Searching during Criminal Investigations

the extent that such searches are permitted,  the federal government or states should enact legislation authorizing the use familial searches only if such searching, at a minimum, adheres to the following requirements: ..........

Regarding Defense Access to DNA Databases

NACDL supports federal and state legislation to ensure defense access to CODIS for purposes of preparing a defense or petitioning for post-conviction relief or executive clemency; and ...........

Concerning Restoration of Funding For Federal Indigent Defense

NACDL opposes any further cuts to Federal Defender offices;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that NACDL opposes any reduction in the rate of compensation paid to assigned counsel under the CJA; ................

Honoring the Extraordinary Legacy of NACDL Past President Murray J. Janus

The Membership of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers adjourns its 2013 Midwinter Meeting in honor and memory of Past President Murray J. Janus.

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