NACDL News: Conference Report Sets Forth Recommendations for Improving Delivery of Justice in Crimin

A report issued by NACDL on Dec. 7, 2017, offers proposals for specific reforms that judges can implement to improve the delivery of justice in misdemeanor courts. The report is an in-depth summary of the April 6-7, 2017, conference at Hofstra University that brought together experts and stakeholders in the criminal justice system to explore the impediments to and reforms needed to ensure effective justice in all stages of the criminal process, with a particular focus on the judicial role in high-volume misdemeanor courts.