As NACDL’s Director of Digital Strategies, Steven Logan oversees the systems and tools constituents use to interact with the Association as well as the integration between information systems. He works with staff to ensure tools are utilized to their potential, with a specific focus on NACDL’s web properties.
Steven led NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project (R2F) for its 2020 inaugural year. He assisted with the launch of several pro bono initiatives, including the Federal COVID-19 and D.C. Compassionate Release Projects in response to the threat that the Coronavirus Pandemic posed to the incarcerated community. In 2021, Steven managed the creation of NACDL’s Cannabis Justice Initiative.
As the project manager of the NACDL/FAMM State Clemency Project since its creation in 2017, Steven has recruited, trained, and supported volunteer attorneys and firms for their case reviews and submission of petitions for executive clemency. Steven works with state agents to ensure the efficient flow of data and submissions.
Steven served as the Assistant Project Manager for Clemency Project 2014 (CP2014). He developed the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), a management system for volunteer and applicant information. He developed protocols with federal agencies for the secure transmission of this data. The ATS continues to be used for R2F Initiatives and other NACDL projects.
Prior to the start of CP2014, he managed the NACDL’s technology resources and information technology infrastructure. He worked with staff to launch new online initiatives and aided membership using NACDL’s website, discussion groups, and other digital services.
Before to joining NACDL, Steven managed information technology departments in primary and secondary educational institutions, most recently at the See Forever Foundation and Maya Angelou Schools in the District of Columbia and at Mount Paran Christian School in Marietta, GA.
Pattern Cross-Examination for DNA and Biological Evidence: A Trial Strategy Guide
NACDL’s Pattern Cross-Examination for DNA and Biological Evidence will assist criminal defense practitioners in scoring points when cross-examining forensic experts in cases involving DNA and biological evidence. This resource contains thousands of questions that will help defense lawyers cross-examine challenging witnesses without reinventing the wheel with each new case. It includes pattern questions that can be used to dominate prosecution DNA experts and level the playing field at trial.
Cross-Examination of the Analyst in Drug Prosecutions (2nd Ed.) By James M. Shellow
Now in its second edition with some new material, James M. Shellow’s book offers what its title promises: ways of thinking about cross-examining the forensic analysts in drug cases. But the book is so much more than that. It offers a look inside the mind of one of the finest cross-examiners and defense lawyers the United States has produced in the last seventy years. This small book can inspire and direct you in making big changes in the way you defend your clients and think about the entire project of trying any case.
Justice For All, Justice Now White T-Shirt (Women’s)
This custom, vintage-faded NACDL t-shirt is 50% polyester, 25% cotton, and 25% rayon weighing 5.2 oz. and is lightwieght, flexible and soft, providing maximum comfort. It features the "Justice For All, Justice Now" slogan and Lady Liberty image on the front, with the NACDL logo on the back. Currently available in both men's and women's sizes in both black and white colors. View the full line-up of colors and sizes on our online store, as well as our other popular and best-selling t-shirt designs at: nacdl.org/store.
Drug Cases Resource Materials Collection - CD-ROM
NACDL’s Drug Cases Resource Materials Collection is the sweeping culmination of every single article of written materials ever published from each installment of NACDL's annual "Defending Modern Drug Cases" seminar. Totaling over 12,000 pages, this vast collection includes 12+ years of motions, briefs, reports, outlines, transcripts, case citations, scholarly articles, powerpoints and other written commentaries. This collection provides trial strategies and tactics you can immediately apply to your current cases.
Mental Illness & the Law: Addressing and Litigating Behavioral Health Disorders in Criminal Cases
Whether it is insanity, impairment, a disorder, or adolescent brain development; mental health and intellectual competence issues affect pretrial supervision, trial and sentencing, and your chances of successfully advocating for your impaired client. This training provides ideas and proven solutions to assist you in advocating for your client during trial, whether it be insanity defenses, jury selection, cross of expert witnesses, persuasion, or mitigation at sentencing.