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"Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs," American Bar Association, Resources for Help.

"October E-News," NACDL, October 31, 2014.

"Court: Police can use your fingerprint to search your phone," by Cory Bennett, The Hill, October 31, 2014.

"Clemency Project 2014 Well Underway and Reviewing Thousands of Federal Prisoner Applications," Clemency Project 2014 News Release, October 31, 2014.

"No link between tough penalties and drug use - report," BBC News, October 30, 2014.

"Feds Press to Keep Mug Shots Secret," by Mike Scarcella, The National Law Journal, October 30, 2014.

"Wrongfully Convicted African-Americans Wait Longer To Be Exonerated Than Others: Study," by Michael McLaughlin, The Huffington Post, October 29, 2014.

"Podcast: The Fishy Case of Yates v. United States Now Before the U.S. Supreme Court," The Criminal Docket, October 29, 2014.

"Surprise! Controversial Patriot Act power now overwhelmingly used in drug investigations," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, October 29, 2014.

"NACDL Is Sponsoring Telephonic Media Q&A Following Argument in Yates v. United States on November 5," NACDL News Release, October 29, 2014.

"Recalling the Injustice Done to Sen. Ted Stevens | Commentary," by Rob Cary, Roll Call, October 29, 2014.

"GPS data at time of shooting should clear Baltimore man's conviction, lawyers say," Associated Press, October 29, 2014.

"Can Authorities Cut Off Utilities And Pose As Repairmen To Search A Home?," by Nina Totenberg, NPR, October 29, 2014.

"A 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment," by Nathan Freed Wessler, Slate, October 29, 2014.

"Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told," by Abby Sewell, The Los Angeles Times, October 29, 2014.

"New report details the disastrous municipal court system in St. Louis County," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, October 28, 2014.

"Montgomery bars questions about criminal records in initial job interviews," by Bill Turque, The Washington Post, October 28, 2014.

"California Can't Police Its Own Cops Stealing Nude Photos of Women," by Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic, October 28, 2014.

"Report Reveals Wider Tracking of Mail in U.S.," by Ron Nixon, The New York Times, October 27, 2014.

"Marijuana ban to have rare hearing in federal court," by Bob Egelko, The San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 2014.

"Feds Want To Keep A Big Part Of Their Argument Against Lawsuit Over Internet Spying A Total Secret," by Mike Masnick, TechDirt, October 27, 2014.

"Fort Bend DA waited months before notifying defense counsel about tainted evidence," by Leah Blinkovitz, Houston Chronicle, October 26, 2014.

"Editorial: A Rare Victory for Public Defense," The New York Times, October 26, 2014.

"Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required," by Shaila Dewan, The New York Times, October 25, 2014.

"Editorial: No Progress on Marijuana Arrests," The New York Times, October 24, 2014.

"NACDL Offers New Scholarship Funding to Indigent Defense Providers," NACDL News Release, October 23, 2014.

"Federal judge rules that the Fourth Amendment might be worth the parchment on which it’s written," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, October 23, 2014.

"A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: End Hurdle to Job After Prison," by Timothy Williams and Tanzina Vega, The New York Times, October 23, 2014.

"‘Biking While Black’ Can Get You A Criminal Summons In New York City," by Ian Millhiser, Think Progress, October 23, 2014.

"Should Police Be Able To Keep Their Devices Secret?," by Martin Kaste, NPR, October 22, 2014.

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