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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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NACDL’s mission is to serve as a leader, alongside diverse coalitions, in identifying and reforming flaws and inequities in the criminal legal system, and redressing systemic racism, and ensuring that its members and others in the criminal defense bar are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level.
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A Look Ahead at 2007
Avoiding Legal Malpractice Claims: Knowing How to Interact With and Appease the Demading or Dissatisfied Client
Collateral Attacks on Prior DWI Pleas
How the Adam Walsh Act Restricts Access to Evidence
Let the Journey Begin
Internal Investigation Game Plan: A 10-Step Guide to Reliable and Defensible Electronic Records Review
Issues in the Advancement of Legal Expenses
Speaking Out Against Political Ads That Attack Criminal Defense Lawyer-Candidates
Representing a Noncitizen in a Criminal Case
Statutory' Enhancement by Judicial Notice of Danger: Who Needs Legislators or Jurors?
Supreme Court 2005-2006 Review
Witness for the Prosecution