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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
NACDL News: President Obama Surprises With Rare Exercise of Clemency Power
The White House announced on Dec. 19, 2013, that President Barack Obama granted clemency to 21 individuals — eight commutations and 13 pardons.
By Ivan J. Dominguez in January/February 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: Dispense With the Presumption Of Pretrial Detention
Pretrial detention for people who don't need to be detained is foolish and financially wasteful. Through NACDL's Pretrial Release Advocacy Project, NACDL will develop and distribute legal and practical resources so that current knowledge is accessible to practitioners to aid in challenging pretrial detention and bail determinations.
By Jerry J. Cox in December 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: Honoring Our Veterans Every Day

Criminal defense lawyers should obtain training on the unique challenges that military veterans face in the criminal justice system.

By Jerry J. Cox in November 2013
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: Brady at 50
Many years ago I was asked to talk at an annual meeting of a statewide prosecutors’ association. They wanted me to speak from a defense perspective about common prosecutorial mistakes. Really, this was their idea. I accepted happily.
By Steven D. Benjamin in May 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: Rising to the Challenge to Protect Liberty
Criminal defense lawyers must rise to the challenge of protecting liberty. Major victories are within our grasp.
By Jerry J. Cox in August 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
From the President: One Year in the Fight for Justice

Steven Benjamin summarizes the work accomplished by NACDL from August 2012 through July 2013.

By Steven D. Benjamin in July 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL's Colors Are Blue and White (From the President)

NACDL's Colors Are Blue and White Lisa M. Wayne From the President September 2011 5 I am proud to be part of an organization that promotes fairness for all persons accused of crime, regardless of the status of the accused, or the nature of the alleged crime. NACDL supports lawyers from every realm of

By Lisa M. Wayne in September 2011
Category: The Champion Magazine
Ida B. Wells and the Sense of Justice (From the President)
I admire journalist Ida B. Wells because she was a fighter. The goal she fought for – fair trials – is what criminal defense lawyers fight for every day when standing alongside the accused.
By Lisa M. Wayne in January/February 2012
Category: The Champion Magazine
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