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NACDL News: Grotesque Spectacle in Arizona Demands Immediate End to The Death Penalty in America

On July 23, the state of Arizona executed Joseph Rudolph Wood. Later, it was reported that the execution of Wood took nearly two hours, with Wood gasping for more than an hour and a half after the lethal drugs were injected into him.

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Cynthia Orr Receives 2014 Heeney Award
NACDL Past President Jerry J. Cox presented attorney Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr with one of the Association’s most prestigious honors, the Robert C. Heeney Award.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Clemency Project 2014 Receives More Than 20,000 Prisoner Surveys
More than 20,000 federal prisoners, seeking pro bono representation in the clemency process, have returned surveys to Clemency Project 2014.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Attorney General Eric Holder Addresses Criminal Defense Bar on Sentencing Reform
On Aug. 1, at NACDL’s 57th Annual Meeting, U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. delivered important remarks concerning criminal justice reform and the important role played by the criminal defense bar in ensuring the promise of a fairer and more humane criminal justice system.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: 2014-15 Officers and Newly Elected Board of Directors Members

NACDL announced its new officers and directors at its Annual Board and Membership Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., on Aug. 2, 2014.

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: U.S. Sentencing Commission Votes to Cut Federal Prison Terms for Drug Offenses
On July 18, the U.S. Sentencing Commission took a significant step, long urged by NACDL and numerous allied organizations in the criminal justice community, to cut federal prison terms for drug offenses.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer 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: The Fourth Amendment Lives Another Day: A Win for Digital Privacy in the U.S. Supreme Court

In a single unanimous ruling on June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court held in both Riley v. California (No. 13-132) and United States v. Wurie (No. 13-212) that even in the context of an arrest, absent exigent circumstances, a warrant is required for police to search the contents of electronic devices such as a cellphone or smartphone.

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Senate Confirms Pamela Harris As Fourth Circuit Judge
On July 28, the Senate confirmed Professor Pamela Harris, a former national co-chair of NACDL’s Amicus Curiae Committee, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Rick Jones Receives Champion of Justice Award
Attorney Rick Jones received the NACDL Champion of Justice Award on Aug. 1. Past President Jerry J. Cox presented the award at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia during the Foundation for Criminal Justice’s gala.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in July/August 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
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