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From the President: NACDL’s Voice Is Being Heard Loud and Clear

In October 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will no longer ask criminal defendants who plead guilty to waive their right to bring future claims of ineffective assistance of counsel. In 2012, NACDL authored and adopted an ethics opinion determining that it is unethical for a prosecutor to suggest or a defense lawyer to agree that a defendant may waive IAC claims in plea agreements.

By Theodore Simon in September 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: NACDL President Discusses Indigent Defense, Concern About Restrictions On the Participation of Federal Defenders in Historic Clemency Project
On Aug. 22, NACDL President Theodore Simon delivered an important address to a conference of federal defenders and panel attorneys in Cleveland, Ohio, in which he expressed concern about the state of federal indigent defense.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in September 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: The Life of Riley

Instantaneous electronic answers can reveal information that is so private that no one, and certainly not the government, should have access without a search warrant. This is what we know as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Riley v. California.

By Theodore Simon in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Theodore Simon Sworn In as NACDL President
Proud son Asher Simon (left) administers the oath of office to NACDL President Theodore Simon.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Past President Jerry J. Cox Receives Kentucky Bar Association Award
NACDL Past President Jerry J. Cox receives the Kentucky Bar Association’s Distinguished Lawyer Award from KBA President Thomas L. Rouse.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: The Fight to Secure Justice
Jerry J. Cox reflects NACDL's extraordinary accomplishments of the past 12 months.
By Jerry J. Cox in June 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: A Lifetime of Achievement
Manuel Vargas is the recipient of NACDL's Lifetime Achievement Award. For years he has been a leader in the fight to protect the rights of noncitizens ensnared in the criminal justice system.
By Jerry J. Cox in April 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: A Call to End Bulk Records Collection
The time has come for the government to provide full disclosure of the complete nature and extent of its secret serveillance programs and the secret law that forms the basis for the programs.
By Jerry J. Cox in March 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: NACDL’s Mission and the White Collar Department

Through significant coalition building and outreach to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, NACDL's efforts in the white collar arena are yielding important results.
 

 

By Jerry J. Cox in September/October 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: Bending Toward Justice
While we have started to deliver justice to the immense racial inequality that Dr. Martin Luther Ling worked to address, the presence of racial inequality in the criminal justice system remains both rife and intolerable. NACDL has raised awareness of the problem while simultaneously providing activists and policy makers with the type of concrete proposals necessary to effect desirable change.
By Jerry J. Cox in January/February 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
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