Gerald "Gerry" H. Goldstein is a nationally recognized criminal defense attorney who represents clients in state and federal courts. He is a partner at Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley, located in San Antonio's Tower Life Building.
Since 1968, Gerry Goldstein has fought for clients in complex criminal cases and has served as a strong advocate for constitutional rights. His congressional testimony during the House Waco hearings in 1996 has been credited with playing a major role in changing the suppression of citizen’s rights in America.
Gerry Goldstein is heavily involved in the legal community and continues to share his knowledge in lectures across the country on topics ranging from search and seizure to the ongoing drug war. Goldstein has also taught an annual Advanced Criminal Procedure course at St. Mary's University School of Law, his alma mater, since 1998.
Gerry Goldstein served as president of the National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association from 1994-1995, having served previously as president of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association from 1992-1993. In 1991, he was the recipient of the NACDL's Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award. In 2002, Goldstein received the high honor of induction into the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Hall of Fame.
Pattern Cross-Examination for DNA and Biological Evidence: A Trial Strategy Guide
NACDL’s Pattern Cross-Examination for DNA and Biological Evidence will assist criminal defense practitioners in scoring points when cross-examining forensic experts in cases involving DNA and biological evidence. This resource contains thousands of questions that will help defense lawyers cross-examine challenging witnesses without reinventing the wheel with each new case. It includes pattern questions that can be used to dominate prosecution DNA experts and level the playing field at trial.
Cross-Examination of the Analyst in Drug Prosecutions (2nd Ed.) By James M. Shellow
Now in its second edition with some new material, James M. Shellow’s book offers what its title promises: ways of thinking about cross-examining the forensic analysts in drug cases. But the book is so much more than that. It offers a look inside the mind of one of the finest cross-examiners and defense lawyers the United States has produced in the last seventy years. This small book can inspire and direct you in making big changes in the way you defend your clients and think about the entire project of trying any case.
Justice For All, Justice Now White T-Shirt (Women’s)
This custom, vintage-faded NACDL t-shirt is 50% polyester, 25% cotton, and 25% rayon weighing 5.2 oz. and is lightwieght, flexible and soft, providing maximum comfort. It features the "Justice For All, Justice Now" slogan and Lady Liberty image on the front, with the NACDL logo on the back. Currently available in both men's and women's sizes in both black and white colors. View the full line-up of colors and sizes on our online store, as well as our other popular and best-selling t-shirt designs at: nacdl.org/store.
Drug Cases Resource Materials Collection - CD-ROM
NACDL’s Drug Cases Resource Materials Collection is the sweeping culmination of every single article of written materials ever published from each installment of NACDL's annual "Defending Modern Drug Cases" seminar. Totaling over 12,000 pages, this vast collection includes 12+ years of motions, briefs, reports, outlines, transcripts, case citations, scholarly articles, powerpoints and other written commentaries. This collection provides trial strategies and tactics you can immediately apply to your current cases.
Mental Illness & the Law: Addressing and Litigating Behavioral Health Disorders in Criminal Cases
Whether it is insanity, impairment, a disorder, or adolescent brain development; mental health and intellectual competence issues affect pretrial supervision, trial and sentencing, and your chances of successfully advocating for your impaired client. This training provides ideas and proven solutions to assist you in advocating for your client during trial, whether it be insanity defenses, jury selection, cross of expert witnesses, persuasion, or mitigation at sentencing.