Pictured: Seminar Co-Chair Abbe D. Lowell interviewing NPR Justice Correspondent Carrie Johnson and Fox News Correspondent Gregg Jarrett at NACDL's 7th Annual Defending the Collar Case Seminar.
Upcoming Live Programs
Join NACDL in a beautiful beachside location for its 10th Annual West Coast White Collar Conference in Santa Monica, CA, June 17-19, 2020, where our focus is always on pure substance, the hottest topics, and offering our attendees the best faculty from the diverse practice of white collar defense. Preview the agenda and register now!
On November 17, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, NACDL officially released its latest report, Material Indifference: How Courts Are Impeding Fair Disclosure in Criminal Cases, a major study produced jointly with the VERITAS Initiative at Santa Clara Law School. Complete copies of the report, executive summary, and fact sheet are available at www.nacdl.org/discoveryreform/materialindifference. Watch C-SPAN3's video coverage of the launch event.
On September 12, 2013, NACDL Vice President, Barry Pollack (left) of Miller & Chevalier, served as moderator for the discussion with Mary Ellen Callahan, former Chief Privacy Officer for the Dept. of Homeland Security (second from left); Matt Apuzzo, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Associated Press reporter (middle); Liza Goitein, co-director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice (second from right); and Adam Goldman, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Associated Press reporter (right).
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 exclusively for criminal defense lawyers. 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.
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Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook.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.