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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.

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January-February 2018

What are the problems associated with (1) verifying geo-location information and (2) obtaining evidence from portable electronic devices such as fitness trackers?



Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: See No Evil: Prosecution and Unchecked DiscretionRick Jones
Inside NACDL: Federal Public Defense: The Mysterious Case of a Very Public Inquiry and a So Far Very Private ReportNorman L. Reimer
NACDL® 2018 Election ProceduresNACDL
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
NACDL News: Conference Report Sets Forth Recommendations for Improving Delivery of Justice in Criminal CourtsIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: Jessica L. Stepan Appointed Associate Executive Director for Strategic Marketing for NACDLIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: Study Reveals ‘Profound and Dramatic Understaffing’ of Rhode Island Public Defender SystemIvan J. Dominguez, Alexandra Funk, and Ian Nawalinski
#Trending: Traditional Crimes Meet Nontraditional EvidenceIan N. Friedman and Eric C. Nemecek
Some Things About the Internet of ThingsSam Guiberson
Applying the Brakes on a Runaway Train: Forfeiture and Recent Supreme Court DevelopmentsSteven L. Kessler
Busted at the Border: Duress and Blind Mule Defenses in Border-Crossing CasesWalter I. Gonçalves, Jr.
Public Defense - Too Many Letters From Jail: Justice Reform as the Civil Rights Movement of Our TimeDerwyn Bunton
Getting Scholarship Into Court ProjectGetting Scholarship Into Court Project
Book Review: You Have the Right to Remain InnocentRegan Gibson and Andrew T. George
Book Review: The Brady Book - Are Prosecutors Hiding Evidence?Timothy B. Rien

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