Earmarking Jeralyn Merritt's Contribution for Death Penalty CLE Scholarships

The $6,250 be deposited in the NACDL Foundation bank account to be used exclusively to award need-based scholarships for NACDL Members to attend approved death penalty CLEs.

WHEREAS,

1) Jeralyn Merritt donated $6,250 to NACDL on behalf of Dick Burr and Rob Nye specifically earmarked to be used in support the work of NACDL's Death Penalty Committee; and

WHEREAS,

2) Many lawyers doing death penalty work around the country do not have the financial ability to attend death penalty CLEs; so

BE IT RESOLVED THAT

3) The $6,250 be deposited in the NACDL Foundation bank account to be used exclusively to award need-based scholarships for NACDL Members to attend approved death penalty CLEs.

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