Pictured: Seminar Co-Chair Abbe D. Lowell interviewing NPR Justice Correspondent Carrie Johnson and Fox News Correspondent Gregg Jarrett at NACDL's 7th Annual Defending the Collar Case Seminar.
Upcoming Live Programs
Join NACDL in a beautiful beachside location for its 10th Annual West Coast White Collar Conference in Santa Monica, CA, June 17-19, 2020, where our focus is always on pure substance, the hottest topics, and offering our attendees the best faculty from the diverse practice of white collar defense. Preview the agenda and register now!
NACDL's Report, Material Indifference: How Courts Are Impeding Fair Disclosure in Criminal Cases, Launch Event C-SPAN Coverage
On November 17, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, NACDL officially released its latest report, Material Indifference: How Courts Are Impeding Fair Disclosure in Criminal Cases, a major study produced jointly with the VERITAS Initiative at Santa Clara Law School. Complete copies of the report, executive summary, and fact sheet are available at www.nacdl.org/discoveryreform/materialindifference. Watch C-SPAN3's video coverage of the launch event.
Self-Study CLE (Audio and Video)
Distance Learning (Streaming Webcasts)
NACDL's "Who's Watching the Watchers?" Event
On September 12, 2013, NACDL Vice President, Barry Pollack (left) of Miller & Chevalier, served as moderator for the discussion with Mary Ellen Callahan, former Chief Privacy Officer for the Dept. of Homeland Security (second from left); Matt Apuzzo, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Associated Press reporter (middle); Liza Goitein, co-director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice (second from right); and Adam Goldman, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Associated Press reporter (right).
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!