American Bar Association, Talking Points in Support of the Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act of 2007, July 2009
Press Release, Coalition to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege, "Holder Should Support Executive Order on Attorney-Client Privilege," January 14, 2009, and Coalition Memo – Comprehensive Reform Still Needed to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege and Employee Legal Rights
"Attorney-Client Privilege and the Value in Coalition-Building," The Champion, September 2008
No Retreat Now – The long fight to protect the attorney-client relationship against aggressive prosecutors can only end with legislation, Legal Times, September 1, 2008
ABA Resolution, ABA Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege, Recommendation 111, August 11, 2005
NACDL Press Releases:
"Legislation Still Needed to Protect Privileges, Right to Counsel," August 28, 2008
"Defense Lawyers Bar Supports Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Bar," July 12, 2007
"DOJ Policy on Privilege Waivers Disappoints Defense Bar," December 13, 2006
"Defense Lawyers Praise Attorney-Client Privilege Bar," December 7, 2006
"Statement of NACDL President Martin S. Pinales on the ABA’s Resolution on DOJ’s Corporate Compliance Practices," August 9, 2006
NACDL Statement on Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege, March 2, 2006
Letters Submitted to Congress
Letter from Former United States Attorneys, in Support of Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act, to Senator Leahy, June 20, 2008
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Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!
Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Supporting S. 2450 and Proposed Rule 502, NACDL, January 30, 2008
Examining Approaches to Corporate Fraud Prosecutions and the Attorney-Client Privilege Under the McNulty Memorandum, Statement of the Coalition to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege, September 18, 2007
Report to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the McNulty Memorandum, Justice E. Norman Veasey, September 13, 2007
Hearing on: “The McNulty Memorandum’s Effect on the Right to Counsel in Corporate Investigations,” House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, March 8, 2007
Letters Submitted to the U.S. Sentencing Commission
Letter Regarding the Notice of Proposed Amendments, Request for Public Comment, Coalition to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege, March 28, 2006
Report of Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege, New York State Bar Association, March 27, 2006
Request for Public Comment – Chapter 8 Organization Guidelines, Section 8C2.5, Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege, Boston Bar Association, March 23, 2006
Report of Calbar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, California State Bar Association, March 22, 2006
Testimony of Former AUSA Kent Wicker on Behalf of NACDL, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, March 15, 2006
Comment Letters to U.S. Sentencing Commission Regarding Privilege Waiver Issue, August 15, 2005
Letters Submitted to DOJ
Letter from House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers and Crime Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Scott to Attorney General Holder Concerning Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine, December 16, 2009
Letter from Former DOJ Officials to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, September 5, 2006
NACDL Past President Gerald Lefcourt Testifies Before ABA Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege, April 21, 2005