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NACDL's renowned journal, The Champion magazine, offers timely, informative articles written for and by criminal defense lawyers, featuring the latest developments in search and seizure laws, DUI/DWI, grand jury proceedings, habeas, the exclusionary rule, death penalty, RICO, federal sentencing guidelines, forfeiture, white collar crime, and more. The Champion is published ten times per year.

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April 2017

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Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: Criminalizing the Tradition of ProtestBarry J. Pollack
NACDL News: NACDL Issues Report on Public Defense Crisis in LouisianaIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: Betty Layne DesPortes Elected AAFS PresidentIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: The Marshall Project and Neil Barsky Receive Champion of Justice Journalism AwardIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: House of Representatives Passes Email Privacy ActIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: NACDL Heartened by Support for Criminal Discovery Reform in VirginiaIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL News: NACDL Past President Judy Clarke Recognized by the American College of Trial LawyersIvan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier
NACDL® 2017 Election ProceduresNACDL
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
Defend Children: A Blueprint for Effective Juvenile Defender ServicesMary Ann Scali
Moving Forward From GaultCasey McGowan, Whitney Untiedt, and Randee Waldman
Gerald Gault, Meet Brendan Dassey: Preventing Juvenile False and Coerced Confessions in the 21st CenturyLaura Nirider, Megan Crane, and Steven Drizin
When Are We Going to Launch Gault 2.0?Dr. Antoinette Kavanaugh
Miller, Montgomery, and Mitigation: Incorporating Life History Investigations and Reentry Planning Into Effective Representation for ‘Juvenile Lifers’Dana Cook, Lauren Fine, and Joanna Visser Adjoian
Getting Scholarship Into Court ProjectGetting Scholarship Into Court Project
Book Review: A New Juvenile Justice System - Total Reform for a Broken SystemChristina Campbell
Book Review: Hard Bargains - The Coercive Power of Drug Laws in Federal CourtDavid Patton
Book Review: The Pecan ManMonica L. Reid

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