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NACDL News: Racial Disparities Conference
On Dec. 6, 2013, NACDL, along with the Foundation for Criminal Justice, the Brennan Center for Justice, the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association, hosted an all-day convening entitled Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System – Advancing the Reform Dialogue Through Action.
By Ivan J. Dominguez 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
NACDL News: Court Finds Systemic Violation of Indigent Defendants’ Right to Counsel
On Dec. 5, 2013, in the case of Wilbur v. City of Mount Vernon, et al., one of a number of cases challenging systemic deficiencies in the delivery of indigent defense services across the nation, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington found systemic violations of defendants’ Sixth Amendment right to counsel by the cities of Mount Vernon and Burlington, Washington, and ordered injunctive relief.
By Ivan J. Dominguez in January/February 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Court Dismisses NACDL Lawsuit Challenging Border Searches
On Dec. 31, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman dismissed Abidor v. Napolitano, more than two years after oral argument on the government’s Motion to Dismiss the case.
By Mason Clutter in January/February 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Champion Special Issue on Brady Wins Prestigious Award
The May 2013 issue of The Champion magazine — Perspectives on Brady at 50 — was named the winner of min’s 2013 Editorial & Design Award in the category of Print/Online Coverage of a Single Topic.
By Isaac Kramer in January/February 2014
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System: NACDL and Its Partners Hold Follow-Up Conference
On Dec. 6, NACDL, the Foundation for Criminal Justice, and co-sponsors the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association, held a follow-up conference on racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system.
By Ivan J. Dominguez in December 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: NACDL’s Task Force on Federal Indigent Defense Convenes Inaugural Meeting
The newly established NACDL Task Force on Federal Indigent Defense held its first meeting Nov. 25 at the association’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
By Ivan J. Dominguez in December 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: NACDL’s Shana Regon Discusses Overcriminalization at ABA Criminal Justice Institute
On Oct. 31, NACDL Director of White Collar Crime Policy Shana-Tara Regon spoke on a panel entitled “Fixing a Broken System: An Update on the Work of the Bipartisan House Judiciary Task Force on Overcriminalization” at the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section’s Sixth Annual Fall Institute on Sentencing, Re-entry, Juvenile Justice and Academics in Washington, D.C.
By Isaac Kramer in December 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: NACDL Offers Two NSA-Related Litigation Strategy Webinars
On Oct. 31, 2013, NACDL presented a live webcast featuring a panel discussion with Joshua Dratel and Barry J. Pollack — “How to Challenge NSA Terrorism Spying in Nonterrorism Cases: A Primer on the NSA/DEA Special Operations Division Information Sharing Program.”
By Mason Clutter in December 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
NACDL News: Congressional Task Force on Overcriminalization Holds Hearings on Regulatory Offenses
The Congressional Task Force on Overcriminalization, which was created on May 7, 2013, by a unanimous vote of the House Committee on the Judiciary, held its third hearing on Oct. 30, 2013. The task force — composed of five Democrats and five Republicans — has been charged to “conduct hearings and investigations and issue a report on overcriminalization in the federal code, as well as possible solutions.”
By Ivan J. Dominguez in December 2013
Category: The Champion Magazine
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