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NACDL News: Bipartisan Reform Legislation On Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Introduced

NACDL News: Bipartisan Reform Legislation On Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Introduced Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer NACDL News April 2013 15 On March 20, Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 (S. 619). If enacted, this legislation woul

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in April 2013
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NACDL News: Board Members Approve Draft Domestic Drone Legislation

NACDL News: Board Members Approve Draft Domestic Drone Legislation Ivan J. Dominguez NACDL News March 2013 10 On February 23, NACDL’s Board of Directors approved NACDL’s Fourth Amendment Committee’s draft domestic unmanned aircraft (aka “drones”) legislation. This legislation would prohibit unwarra

By Ivan J. Dominguez in March 2013
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NACDL News: Policymakers Should Consider Legislation’s Full Impact on System, Say Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the American Council of Chief Defenders (ACCD) Section of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association issued a joint resolution calling on legislators and criminal justice policymakers to prepare “justice system impact statements” for any proposed legislation or policy change that impacts federal, state, or local criminal justice systems. The joint resolution, released on Aug. 20, 2012, proposes that the U.S. Department of Justice, which already distributes substantial funding to local police and prosecutors, fund such studies through its criminal justice grant programs.

 

By Jack King and Ivan J. Dominguez in August 2012
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NACDL Applauds Bipartisan Discovery Reform Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate(NACDL News

NACDL Applauds Bipartisan Discovery Reform Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate(NACDL News) Ivan J. Dominguez NACDL News April 2012 13 On March 15, 2012, leading U.S. senators introduced bipartisan legislation to bring about sensible discovery reform in criminal prosecutions. The bill is entit

By Ivan J. Dominguez in April 2012
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Legislation

Legislation Kyle O'Dowd December 2000 54   Save McDade-Murtha Protracted in length but short on substance, the second session of the 106th Congress nonetheless presages some of the possibilities and pitfalls that lie ahead. Teetering on the brink of one pitfall was the McDade-Murtha law (28 U.S

By Kyle O'Dowd in December 2000
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Legislation Kyle O'Dowd March 2001 47 The 107th Congress: A Look Ahead, A Call to Action I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. Charles de Gaulle New President, new Congress, new Attorney General — the effect this new political lan

By Kyle O'Dowd in March 2001
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Legislation Kyle O'Dowd June 2001 60 Inflation Blues: The Need for a CJA Rate Hike Hey Mr. President / All you congressmen, too You got me frustrated / And I don't know what to do I'm trying to make a living / I can't save a cent It takes all my money / Just to eat and pay my

By Kyle O'Dowd in June 2001
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Legislation Kyle O'Dowd August 2001 36 Wake Up Call for Justice: The Innocence Protection Act TEN YEARS AGO, ON A COLD DARK NIGHT SOMEONE WAS KILLED 'NEATH THE TOWN HALL LIGHT. THERE WERE FEW AT THE SCENE, BUT THEY ALL AGREED THAT THE SLAYER WHO RAN LOOKED A LOT LIKE ME. Johnny Cash, The Long

By Kyle O'Dowd in August 2001
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Legislation Gerald B. Lefcourt, Leslie Hagin, Kyle O'Dowd January/February 2002 62 Liberty at Risk, Part I; An Overview of Recent ‘Antiterrorism’ Measures History teaches that grave threats to liberty often come in times of urgency, when constitutional rights seem too extravagant to endure. (Skin

By Gerald B. Lefcourt, Leslie Hagin, Kyle O'Dowd in January/February 2002
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Legislation David B. Smith March 2002 49 Liberty at Risk, Part 2; Forfeiture and Money Laundering Provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act Note: The second in a series regarding recent “antiterrorism” legislation and Executive Branch rule-making, this is the submission of the Forfeiture Abuse Committe

By David B. Smith in March 2002
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