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January/February 2012 Issue of The Champion

The Champion January/February 2012

January/February 2012 Champion Cover Interactive Issue  

 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.

In January/February 2012, NACDL's issue of The Champion focused largely on issues related to forensic science. It addressed an array of topics including how defense team can research the background of the prosecution's experts, effective strategies for challenging forensic evidence, and more.

Issue Contents
Title  Author 
Ida B. Wells and the Snese of Justice (From the President)   Lisa M. Wayne
After Half a Century, Gideon's Promise Remains Elusive(Inside NACDL)   Norman L. Reimer
Defense Authorization Act Provides for Indefinite Military Detention (NACDL News)   Jack King
Florida Supreme Court Hears Argument on Strict Liability Drug Law (NACDL News)   Ivan J. Dominguez
Mueller Elected to NACDL Board of Directors (NACDL News)   Jack King
NACDL to Honor 50th Anniversary of Gideon (NACDL News)   Jack King
Justice Cherry Receives Champion of Indigent Defense Award (NACDL News)   Ivan J. Dominguez
Stevens Prosecutors Won't Face Charges (NACDL News)  Jack King
A Path Forward: Where Are We Now?  Jennifer Friedman
Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward - Or Has It Been a Path Misplaced?  Bernadette Mary Donovan and Edward J. Ungvarsky
Cross-Examining the Expert Witness: Do's and Don'ts and an Occasional Maybe  Dorothy Clay Sims
Psych Testing 101: A Lawyer's Guide to Psychological Reports  Linda Liefland
Defending Employers When ICE Puts the Heat On  Matthew F. Leitman and Paul D. Hudson
NACDL's Powerful Voice: Unified Advocacy (Grassroots Advocacy)  Christopher Glen
Book Review: Quest for Justice: Defending the Damned by Richard S. Jaffe  William R. Montross, Jr.
Book Review: Murder in Muncy Creek by William Bailey and Peggy Bailey  Maureen Rowland
Book Review: International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard by Michael L. Perlin  Robert M. Sanger
Retrograde Extrapolation: A Scientifically Flawed Procedure (DWI)  Dominick A. Labianca



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