NACDL is committed to ensuring quality representation for all accused
individuals and has set out to help reform inadequate state and local
indigent defense systems through technical assistance, public education,
advocacy, and litigation. This page contains breaking news and
cutting edge developments from 2009.
"Michigan Faces Constitutional Case Over Cash-Strapped Public Defenders," The National Law Journal, December 24, 2009.
"Experts Brief Congressional Committee On Indigent Defense System 'In Crisis'," Michigan Radio, December 14, 2009.
"State, Federal Lawmakers to Meet on Public Defense," Michigan Radio, December 14, 2009.
"US Attorney General Holder points to Michigan as example of failed indigent defense system," The Michigan Messenger, November 18, 2009.