Board Resolution ~ 02/26/2000

Calling for a Moratorium on and Abolition of the Death Penalty

Resolution of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Calling for a Moratorium on and Abolition of the Death Penalty 

New Orleans, Louisiana

February 26, 2000

WHEREAS NACDL has steadfastly called for abolition of the death penalty in the United States;

WHEREAS NACDL proclaims its support for those states, organizations, religious groups, political leaders and citizens throughout the nation who are increasingly questioning and rejecting capital punishment, and have called for a moratorium on executions;

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that NACDL supports all efforts to preserve human life by way of a moratorium on executions, and renews its call for abolition of the death penalty. 

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