Ethics Advisory Committee
The Ethics Advisory Committee is a ready source of timely information and guidance for NACDL members with ethics issues relating to their representation of persons accused of crime. NACDL members may contact the Ethics Advisory Committee for insight and guidance on ethical issues. All requests are handled in confidence. Written opinions may be available in some situations. For more information on ethics issues, including frequently asked questions, visit the Ethics Advisory Committee page.
NACDL's Ethics Committee provides formal ethics advice on relevant issues as circumstances require. Current formal ethics opinions are availabe below.
NACDL Ethics Opinions
Testimony Before The California Commission On The Fair Administration of Justice
The Ethics Advisory Hotline is available to NACDL members for emergency situations. For assistance in such situations, please contact one of the committee co-chairs listed here: Ethics Advisory Committee Members.