December 20, 2017, Coalition Letter in Opposition to FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Manager's Amendment)
November 6, 2017, Coalition Letter in Opposition to FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017
October 24, 2017, Coalition Letter in Support of the USA RIGHTS Act, Robust Section 702 Reform Bill
October 13, 2017, Coalition Letter in Opposition to Current Version of the USA Liberty Act, Section 702 Reform Bill
October 2, 2017, Coalition Letter on Section 702's Backdoor Search Loophole
October 25, 2016, Coalition Letter On Yahoo Surveillance Revelations
June 26, 2014, Coalition Letter Recommending Prohibiting Backdoor Searches Under 702
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A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys
This Guide to Federal Evidence is the only federal evidence handbook written
. The Guide analyzes each Federal Rule of Evidence and outlines the main evidentiary issues that confront criminal defense lawyers. It also summarizes countless defense favorable cases and provides tips on how to avoid common evidentiary pitfalls. The Guide contains multiple user-friendly flowcharts aimed at helping the criminal defense lawyer tackle evidence problems. A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence is an indispensable tool in preparing a case for trial. exclusively for criminal defense lawyers
Modern Digital Evidence & Technologies in Criminal Cases
Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook. This program is a contemporary training that identifies emerging technologies and digital evidence encountered in today's criminal cases and arms you with the tools necessary to combat expert witnesses, prosecutorial overreach, and an uneducated judge and jury. This comprehensive CLE program covers both general aspects of new technologies as well as practical courtroom application and legal challenges to the use of these new technologies.
Top Shelf DUI Defenses: The Law, The Science, The Techniques (2021)
If you are serious about being an effective DUI defense advocate, or if you’re considering adding DUI defenses to your portfolio, you need to know the latest scientific and legal strategies to optimize your success at trial. Learn from the best-of-the-best in the field in this unique CLE Program, updated for 2021.
Defending Modern Drug Cases (2021)
From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury and cross-examining police officers, defense attorneys handling drug cases must be able to construct a defense that will increase the chances of the client getting a positive result for your client.
Effective motion practice, juror selection, and storytelling have never been more important. This seminar will introduce defense counsel to techniques that have been used at recent drug trials to rebut specific claims and overcome the emotion created in today’s criminal legal system.
June 26, 2014, Coalition Letter in Opposition of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 ("CISA")
June 18, 2014, Coalition Letter on the USA FREEDOM Act
June 18, 2014, Coalition Letter Urging Yes Vote on Massie-Lofgren Amendment to Rein in NSA
June 18, 2014, Coalition Letter Urging the House to Oppose Additional Restrictions on Guantanamo Transfers
June 18, 2014, Coalition Letter Urging the Senate to Oppose Additional Restrictions on Guantanamo Transfers
June 17, 2014, Coalition Letter re: Ending Renewal of the Section 215 Bulk Telephony Metadata Program
June 4, 2014, Coalition Letter to Senate Leaders Regarding the USA FREEDOM Act
May 21, 2014, Coalition Letter re: Vote "No" on Walorski Amendment to Prohibit Transferring Any Guantanamo Detainee to Yemen
May 14, 2014, Coalition Letter re: USA FREEDOM Rules and Floor Amendments
April 11, 2014, NACDL Comments to Privacy and Civil Liberties Board re FISA Surveillance
April 1, 2014, Coalition Letter re: Bulk Collection of Data About Individuals
February 25, 2014, Coalition Letter re: The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program
December 18, 2013, Coalition Letter to Members of Congress in Opposition of the FISA Improvements Act
December 9, 2013, Coalition Letter to Senator Majority Leader Reid re Judge Wald's Reconfirmation to PCLOB
December 6, 2013, Coalition Letter in Support of Guantanamo Bay Detainee Transfer Provisions in 2014 NDAA
November 15, 2013, Coalition Letter in Support of Closing Guantanamo in 2014 NDAA
October 7, 2013, Coalition Letter to President Obama re GTMO Detainee Transfers
October 1, 2013, NACDL Letter to Senate Proposing Recommendations for FISA Reform
August 1, 2013, Coalition letter to Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board re NSA Surveillance
July 30, 2013, 60 Group Coalition Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee on NSA Program
July 24, 2013, Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, NACDL Statement for the Record: Closing Guantanamo: The National Security, Fiscal, and Human Rights Implications Senate Judiciary Committee
July 23, 2013, Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Coalition Letter
July 18, 2013, Coalition Letter in Favor of Transparency for National Security Requests to Service Providers
July 8, 2013, Coalition Letter to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on NSA program
July 8, 2013, Coalition Letter to DOJ on NSA Surveillance Reports
February 12, 2013, Coalition Letter to Secretary Panetta and Vice Admiral MacDonald Re: Press Briefings at Guantanamo Bay
December 13, 2012, Coalition Letter to Demand Debate on the FISA Amendments Act
December 5, 2012, Updated Coalition Letter to President Obama Re: Veto NDAA, If It Extends Restrictions on Transferring Detainees Out of the Guantanamo Prison
November 30, 2012, Coalition Letter to Senate Urging NO Vote on FAA Extension
November 29, 2012, Coalition Letter Re: Opposition to Feinstein Amendment 3018 to the NDAA
November 27, 2012, Coalition Letter to President Obama Re: Veto NDAA, If It Extends Restrictions on Transferring Detainees Out of the Guantanamo Prison
September 11, 2012, Coalition Letter to House Urging NO Vote on FAA Extension
August 13, 2012, NACDL Amicus Letter in GTMO Habeas Counsel Access Litigation
June 15, 2012, Coalition Sign-On Letter Re: Leaks of Highly Classified Information
June 11, 2012, Coalition Sign-On Letter Re: Sunset of FISA Amendments Act of 2008
May 17, 2012, Joint Letter Re: Press Conference Access at Guantanamo
March 13, 2012, Coalition Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
December 9, 2011, Letter from NACDL President Lisa Wayne to Congress opposing the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
November 22, 2011, ACLU Letter to oppose Amendment 1068 to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (S. 1867).
November 9, 2011, Letter to NACDL Executive Director Norman Reimer from Department of Defense Regarding NGO's Observations of Military Commissions at Guantanamo.
October 3, 2011, Coalition Letter to Secretary Panetta Regarding NGO's Observations of Military Commissions at Guantanamo.
July 5, 2011, Coalition Letter to Secretary Panetta Regarding NGO's Observations of Military Commissions at Guantanamo.
April 12, 2011, Coalition Letter to Secretary Gates Regarding Military Commission Rulemaking.
February 16, 2011, Coalition Letter Opposing Plan to Defund the Department of State Special Envoy to Guantanamo Bay.
February 14, 2011, Coalition Letter opposing sections 1112 and 1113 in H.R. 1, the House Continuing Resolution, which would impose a blanket ban on transfers of Guantanamo detainees, even for prosecution or resettlement or repatriation.
October 4, 2010, NACDL Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
July 28, 2010, Coalition Letter opposing any blanket ban on transfers of Guantanamo detainees to the United States.
July 27, 2010, Coalition Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee requesting congressional oversight of the FBI's operations pursuant to the 2008 Attorney General's Guidelines.
May 17, 2010, Coalition Letter to Attorney General Holder on Constitutional Rights of individuals in the United States suspected of terrorist activity by seeking to codify or expand the “public safety exception” to Miranda v. Arizona.
April 8, 2010, Coalition Letter Opposing the Purchase of the Thomson Correctional Center for Purposes of Indefinite or Military Commission Detention
April 5, 2010, Coalition Letter Regarding Public Participation and the 2010 Manual for Military Commissions
February 25, 2010, Coalition Letter Opposing Any Motion to Recommit on the Intelligence Bill (HR 2701) That Would Bar Prosecution of Some Terrorism Defendants in Federal Criminal Court
February 19, 2010, Coalition Letter Opposing S 2977, Which Would Bar Prosecution of Some Terrorism Defendants in Federal Criminal Courts
November 17, 2009, Coalition Letter to Oppose Inhofe Amendment (SA 2774) and DeMint Amendment (SA 2779)
November 4, 2009, Coalition Letter to Oppose Senate Amendment Barring Prosecutions in Federal Criminal Courts (SA 2669)
October 29, 2009, Coalition Letter in Support of the USA Patriot Amendments Act of 2009 (HR 3845)
September 30, 2009, Coalition Letter in Support of Amendments to the Reauthorization of the Patriot Act (S 1686)
September 24, 2009, Coalition Memo on Reviving the Military Commissions
September 21, 2009, Coalition Memo on Preventive Detention
August 21, 2009, Coalition Letter on Revisions to the Military Commissions Act in the Senate-Passed Version of the National Defense Authorization Act
May 21, 2009, Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Investigate Domestic Surveillance Laws
May 20, 2009, Coalition Letter in Support of the State Secrets Protection Act (S 417)
May 19, 2009, NACDL Letter of Support for the Equal Justice for Our Military Act (HR 569, S 357)