2003 Board of Directors Resolutions

Resolutions adopted by NACDL's Board of Directors or Membership are posted online. Resolutions adopted prior to the year 2000 are posted as they are available. For more information on resolutions adopted prior to 2000, please contact NACDL.

Regarding the Attorney-Client Privilege

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers recognizes that the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine – whether invoked by a corporation or an individual – are essential to the due administration of our criminal justice system; ...........

Adopting ABA Guidelines for Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases

NACDL adopts the newly revised 2003 ABA model standards for representation in capital cases.

Regarding Participation in Military Tribunals

NACDL deems it unethical for a criminal defense lawyer to represent a person accused before these military commissions under the conditions currently imposed upon defense counsel; ..........