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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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November 2017

What is the essential jury instruction on witness memory and demeanor that defense lawyers almost never request?

 

 

Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: Crack, Opioids, and the Modest Reparation of ClemencyRick Jones
Inside NACDL: A ‘Laughingstock Justice System’ That Is No JokeNorman Reimer
NACDL News: Federal Class Action Challenges South Carolina Sixth Amendment-Free Zones, Builds on Important NACDL ResearchIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Hosts Awards ReceptionIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Nation’s Criminal Defense BarIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: NACDL Lauds Senate Introduction of Strong Criminal Intent LegislationIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: George D. Perrot Has Charges Dismissed Based on Flawed Microscopic Hair Comparison Analysis TestimonyIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: NACDL Endorses Bipartisan Surveillance Legislation, USA RIGHTS Act, Introduced in the Senate and the HouseIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: NACDL Past President Barbara E. Bergman Receives Distinguished Achievement AwardIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: NACDL Releases Primer on Protecting Digital Devices at the BorderIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
Inside ‘Operation Pacifier’ and the FBI’s Global Computer HackingColin Fieman
Essential Courtroom Tools for the DUI TrialJames Nesci
A Better and More Useful Jury Instruction on Witness Memory and Demeanor Reflecting the Teachings of Cognitive PsychologyJudge Mark W. Bennett
E-Discovery and Use of Digital EvidenceRichard D. Willstatter
Informal Opinion: ‘Almost’ Effective Assistance: Immigration Consequences — Lessons from United States v. SwabyJohn Norman Scott
Getting Scholarship Into Court ProjectGetting Scholarship Into Court Project
Book Review: The Feminine Sixth: Women for the DefenseTheodore Simon
Book Review: Police State - How America’s Cops Get Away With MurderSusan Elizabeth Reese
Book Review: The Maximum Security Book Club - Reading Literature in a Men’s PrisonTony Bornstein
We, the Jury: Peeking Behind the Curtain: Pena-Rodriguez v. ColoradoThaddeus Hoffmeister

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