Drug Overdose Homicide Resources

Resources related to drug overdose homicide, including training materials to educate defenders on the legal, scientific, and cultural issues surrounding drug overdose homicide prosecutions. 

Since many drug overdose homicide prosecutions rely on digital data, it is critical for defenders to be prepared to address the technological limits and legal challenges to be made. To learn how to challenge digital and cellphone data, explore NACDL’s Fourth Amendment Center.

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Cases & Statutes

Studies & Journal Articles

NACDL Champion Articles

News Articles


Training Materials

*From NACDL's November 2019 program, Defending Drug Overdose Homicides in Pennsylvania, funded by a grant from Vital Strategies. Each link's page includes a video of the presentation, an extensive overview in PDF form, and powerpoint slides used by presenters. 

Organizational Resources

Organizational Position Papers


NACDL Self-Study Resources



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