News Release ~ 04/28/2003 B

Mike Tigar on Lynne Stewart, ethics panel on client cooperation highlight NACDL spring meeting

Washington, DC (April 28, 2003) --

Criminal defense bar meets at Marriott Marquis Times Square April 30-May 3 

PLUS: awards to producers, writers of “The Exonerated,” Friday 12:00, followed by luncheon address by Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY)

Who: 400 members of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, plus nationally known speakers, including:

Michael Tigar, attorney for Lynne Stewart
Benjamin Brafman, attorney for Sean Combs
Donald Rehkopf, NACDL Military Law co-chair, amicus brief author in Padilla, Hamdi
Prof. Charles Ogletree, Harvard Law School
Rikki Klieman, Court TV
Rusty Hardin, attorney for Arthur Andersen
go to under CLE & Events for a full listing

What: NACDL Spring Meeting and Seminar

Highlights (go to under CLE & Events for a full listing):

Michael Tigar and Lynne Stewart: Claiming Justice for Your Client
Ethics Panel: Client Cooperation—moderated by Rikki Klieman
Gerald Goldstein: The Legacy of 9/11
William Massey and Lorna McClusky: The Pain of False Confessions

receptions Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings—call for information on attending

When: Wednesday April 30-Saturday May 3

Where: Marriott Marquis Times Square
1535 Broadway
New York City 

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's approximately 9,000 direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.

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