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NACDL is committed to enhancing the capacity of the criminal defense bar to safeguard fundamental constitutional rights.
NACDL harnesses the unique perspectives of NACDL members to advocate for policy and practice improvements in the criminal legal system.
NACDL envisions a society where all individuals receive fair, rational, and humane treatment within the criminal legal system.
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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Legal Representation, Bad Judgment Or Obstruction Of Justice: No Bright Line Barry Tarlow
NACDL News Jack King
New Report Condemns Indigent Defense System In New Orleans Malia Brink
Practice Points: Canine Drug Alerts Illustrated Jeffrey S. Weiner
Practice Points: Immunized Witnesses: Lessons Learned From The Trial Of Mayor Marion S. Barry Jack King,Elizabeth Kelley
Moving On Barbara E. Bergman
Reducing Recidivism: The Bureau of Prisons Comprehensive Residential Drug Abuse Program Alan Ellis,J. Michael Henderson
Reviews in Review Ellen S. Podgor
The Capital Ethnography Project Jesse Cheng
Unsealing Search Warrant Materials For Uncharged Clients Daniel Monnat,Paige Nichols
What All Experts Have In Common: A Five-Step Analytic Approach To Dealing With Expert Testimony James S. McKay
Why Criminal Law Should Matter To Business Stephanie Martz