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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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May 2019

How can defense attorneys counteract bias in remorse assessments? What are the ingredients necessary to mount a successful due process challenge to forfeiture statutes? What does the FIRST STEP Act mean for federal prisoners? Find out this month in The Champion.



Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: The Consistently Inconsistent U.S. Supreme Court in Matters of Life or DeathDrew Findling
Inside NACDL: ‘Criminal Justice Is a Shared Responsibility’: The Military Commission Travesty at Guantanamo Leads to Judicial Reaffirmation of a Basic PrincipleNorman L. Reimer
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
Bias and the Remorse DiscountM. Eve Hanan
Harjo v. City of Albuquerque: A Road Map for Challenging Government Forfeiture ProgramsElizabeth A. Franklin-Best and David B. Smith
What the First Step Act Means for Federal PrisonersTodd Bussert
Law Office Management: Designing Your Law Firm to Work for YouErin H. Gerstenzang
Practice Points: Two Demonstratives to Incorporate into Your Next CaseJosh Dubin
Getting Scholarship Into Court ProjectGetting Scholarship Into Court Project
Book Review: Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More UnequalRobert C. Boruchowitz
Book Review: Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the PresidencyAllan F. Brooke II
Informal Opinion: Delay and ‘Psychological’ Effects Contribute to Violation of Speedy Trial RightQuintin Chatman

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