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NACDL is committed to enhancing the capacity of the criminal defense bar to safeguard fundamental constitutional rights.
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Affiliate News Gerald Lippert
Affilliate News Gerald Lippert
Death Watch Colin Garrett
District Of Columbia Public Defender Survey Timothy P. O'Toole, et al.
Eyewitness Identification Evidence: Science And Reform Gary L. Wells
Eyewitness Identification: State Law Reform Scott Ehlers
Forensics William C. Thompson
Identification Law Reform Lisa Steele
Interpretation of Blood Spatter for Defense Attorneys - Part 1 Louis L. Akin
Keeping The Government To Its Promises Katherine Keneally
NACDL Leadership, Former U.S. Attorneys, Judge, Warn Congress On Perils Of Hasty Federal Sentencing 'Reform' Jack King
News Briefs Malia Brink
Obstruction Of Witness Access: Is There A Price To Pay? Barry Tarlow
A Time For Cautious Optimism Barry C. Scheck
Re: United States v. Booker And The Future Of Federal Sentencing Griffin Bell, et. al.
Reviews in Review Ellen S. Podgor