For people who were sentenced in D.C. Superior Court, please use the D.C. form.
The Compassionate Release Clearinghouse COVID-19 Project is for people serving federal sentences who are terminally ill, elderly, or have a preexisting health condition that makes them vulnerable to COVID-19. Preexisting conditions are identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
We are working to recruit pro bono lawyers to assist with as many cases as we can. Pro bono means they will not charge you.
To apply for the Clearinghouse, please answer the questions in the form linked below. We may contact you for additional information to see if we can help you. We may also send you information about Federal Defender resources.
Pre-Trial Suppression & Fourth Amendment Issues
This Trial Guide is a topical and practical handbook examining the nuts and bolts of the most current Fourth Amendment & Pre-Trial Suppression issues encountered in modern criminal cases.
Defense Counsel Playbook for Eyewitness ID Cases
This Trial Guide was written to help counsel use existing case law to its strongest advantage, and to create a framework for appellate challenges urging courts to adopt leading cases.
Ultimate Cross 2.0
This special CLE compilation program includes the highest-rated presentations on Cross-Examination techniques from NACDL's most recent seminars (2017-2019).
Forensic Sciences in Criminal Cases: A Multidiscipline Primer
In order to challenge forensic evidence, experts, reports and findings commonly encountered in the courtroom, an attorney must first have a basic understanding of the forensic issues that they will be confronting.
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