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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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August 2015

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Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: Is Gideon on Life Support? There Are Signs of Life.E.G. Morris
Inside NACDL: A Fundamental Flaw in the Federal Indigent Defense System: Lack of Independence From Judicial ControlNorman L. Reimer
NACDL News: E.G. ‘Gerry’ Morris Sworn In as NACDL PresidentIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: Marissa McCall Dodson Receives Champion of State Criminal Justice Reform AwardIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: Peter Goldberger Receives 2015 Heeney AwardIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: NACDL Continues Push for Public Disclosure of DOJ Discovery Blue BookIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: Clemency Project 2014 Applauds Commutation of 46 Federal Prison SentencesIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
Leadership: New Leaders Bring Fresh Insights and EnergyEzra Dunkle-Polier
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
Foundation for Criminal Justice 2015 Awards Dinner: Privacy in the Digital Age: Freedom, the Fourth Amendment, and the FutureMichael Tigar and Peter Goldberger
From Chat Room to Courtroom: The Internet, Experts, and EntrapmentJason B. Sheffield and Douglas N. Peters
Handling the 21st Century Criminal Case: You Don’t Know What You Don’t KnowJoshua J. Horowitz
Down the Rabbit Hole: The Federal Sentencing Guidelines Oxycodone to Marijuana Equivalency Calculation Is Arbitrary and Without ReasonDaniel N. Arshack
Incorporating Memorable Demonstratives Into Opening StatementsJoshua Dubin,Esq.
Book Review: Reflections on JudgingDavid McKnight
Book Review: I’m Sorry for What I’ve Done: The Language of Courtroom ApologiesAllen Bentley

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