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NACDL's renowned journal, The Champion magazine, offers timely, informative articles written for and by criminal defense lawyers, featuring the latest developments in search and seizure laws, DUI/DWI, grand jury proceedings, habeas, the exclusionary rule, death penalty, RICO, federal sentencing guidelines, forfeiture, white collar crime, and more. The Champion is published ten times per year.

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November/December 2014

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Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: Francois Holloway’s Second ChanceTheodore Simon
Perspectives on NACDL in 2014: Six Major Initiatives to Transform Criminal Justice in America (Inside NACDL)Norman L. Reimer
NACDL News: Groundbreaking Study Documents How Courts Are Impeding Fair Disclosure In Criminal CasesIvan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer
NACDL News: Defending Public Corruption CasesIvan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer
NACDL News: Jumana Musa Appointed Senior Privacy and National Security Counsel for Nation’s Criminal Defense BarIvan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer
NACDL News: Clemency Project 2014TM Underway And Reviewing Thousands Of Federal Prisoner ApplicationsIvan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer
NACDL News: Supreme Court Hears Argument In Yates; Examines Use of Post-Enron Law in Prosecution of FishermanIvan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
Retaining a Forensic Mental Health Expert In Miller CasesDr. Antoinette Kavanaugh
8 Principles for Effective Closing ArgumentsRichard S. Jaffe
Police in My Pocket: The Need for Fourth Amendment Protection for Cellular Telephone TrackingCaitlin E. Rice
Practice PointsMary DeFusco
Getting Scholarship Into Court ProjectGetting Scholarship Into Court Project
Book Review: Anne Levy's Last CaseDan Cooper

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