Daniel Weir oversees the information, governance, and building operations of both NACDL and the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice. The Director of Operations and Governance Counsel is a member of the Association’s senior staff. Daniel also provides governance support for both NACDL and the NFCJ dealing with such diverse matters as elections, bylaw issues, intellectual property, trademark requirements, charitable registrations, and other issues.
Daniel manages NACDL’s Capital Case Litigation Initiative, and his policy work for NACDL has included a touched a diverse range of topics including risk assessment tools, wrongful conviction program evaluation, public defense training projects, and pretrial release.
Prior to joining NACDL, Daniel managed the policy research and national campaign work at The Justice Project. He holds a JD from the George Mason University School of Law and an MA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and is admitted to the bar of the District of Columbia.
In his volunteer pursuits, Daniel serves on Arlington County’s Planning Commission and co-chairs its Zoning Committee.
Pre-Trial Suppression & Fourth Amendment Issues
This Trial Guide is a topical and practical handbook examining the nuts and bolts of the most current Fourth Amendment & Pre-Trial Suppression issues encountered in modern criminal cases.
Defense Counsel Playbook for Eyewitness ID Cases
This Trial Guide was written to help counsel use existing case law to its strongest advantage, and to create a framework for appellate challenges urging courts to adopt leading cases.
Ultimate Cross 2.0
This special CLE compilation program includes the highest-rated presentations on Cross-Examination techniques from NACDL's most recent seminars (2017-2019).
Forensic Sciences in Criminal Cases: A Multidiscipline Primer
In order to challenge forensic evidence, experts, reports and findings commonly encountered in the courtroom, an attorney must first have a basic understanding of the forensic issues that they will be confronting.