Registering Youth in the Sunshine State: A Report on Florida's Harmful Sex Offender Registration Laws by Vic F. Wiener, Juvenile Law Center (October 2022)
NACDL Comments on Proposed Revisions to Sexual Assault and Related Provisions of the Model Penal Code (March 2016)
Raised on the Registry: The Irreparable Harm of Placing Children on Sex Offender Registries in the US, Human Rights Watch (May 2013)
Sex Offender Exceptionalism and Preventive Detention, by Corey Rayburn Yung, 101 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 969 (2011)
'Redemption’ in the Presence of Widespread Criminal Background Checks, Alfred Blumstein and Kiminori Nakamura, NIJ Journal (May 2009)
A Reasoned Approach: Reshaping Sex Offender Policy To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, by Joan Tabachnick and Alisa Klein, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (April 2011)
Report of Gabriel Myers Work Group On Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse, Florida Department of Children and Families (May 2010)
Megan's Law: Assessing the Practical and Monetary Efficacy, New Jersey Department of Corrections, (December 2008)
Registering Harm: Registering Harm: How Sex Offense Registries Fail Youth Communities, Justice Policy Institute (November 2008)
The Influence Of Sex Offender Registration And Notification Laws In The United States by Bob Edward Vásquez, Sean Maddan, and Jeffery T. Walker, 54 Crime and Delinquency 175 (2008) (finding that sex offender legislation seems to have had no uniform and observable influence on the number of rapes reported in the states analyzed)
No Easy Answers - Sex Offender Laws in the US, Human Rights Watch (September 2007) (details evidence of the harm caused to people subject to this country's various sex offender laws, including the Adam Walsh Act’s registration requirements)
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!