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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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April 2019

Technology makes lawyers more efficient, but lawyers must remember to consider the ethics rules when implementing systems and office procedures to manage client information and data protection.



Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: In Defense of the Defense of the Unpopular Defendant: Rehashing the Same Old Arguments Regarding Constitutional and Morally Mandated Advocacy in the 2019 Era of the HashtagDrew Findling
NACDL News: NACDL Demands Investigation into the ‘Inhumane and Cruel’ Conditions at Brooklyn Detention CenterIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: The NAS Report on Strengthening Forensic Science, Ten Years on; Much Work Still to Be DoneVanessa Antoun
NACDL News: NACDL Board Adopts Policy Resolutions at Midwinter Meeting in PhoenixIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: Text NACDL to 50457; NACDL Unveils Mobile Text Alerts to Bolster Criminal Justice Reform AdvocacyIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
The Ethical Use of Technology: Protecting You and Your ClientsSteven Oberman
Criminal Forfeiture Case Law UpdatesElliot Abrams
Hiding in Plain Sight: Obtaining Insurance Coverage in White Collar Criminal Investigations and Complex Civil LitigationDouglas K. Rosenblum and Marc S. Raspanti
Current Report on Recording Custodial Interrogations in the United StatesThomas P. Sullivan
Appellate Advocacy: Testing — and Mostly Rejecting — the Folk Wisdom of the Effective Appellate BriefSteven R. Morrison
Book Review: Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance TechIan Nawalinski
Book Review: The One-Eyed JudgeGail Gianasi Natale
Getting Scholarship Into Court ProjectGetting Scholarship Into Court Project
Practice Points: The Self-Serving Cooperator: Now More Suspect Than EverDrew Findling

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