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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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June 2018

What arguments can defense counsel make when a risk assessment tool recommends that a client be detained until his trial date?



Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: The Police Shell Game: Shedding Light on the Hiding of Bad CopsRick Jones
Inside NACDL: Acclimating NACDL’s Mission to Address Racial DisparityNorman Reimer
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
NACDL News: Court Vacates Contempt Conviction Against Marine Brig. Gen. John Baker, Chief Defense Counsel for the Military CommissionsIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: Nation’s Lowest Assigned Counsel Rate: NACDL Argues for Significant Increase in WisconsinIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: NACDL Mourns the Passing of Past President Ronald I. MeshbesherIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
Making Sense of Pretrial Risk AssessmentsBrandon Buskey and Andrea Woods
The Persistence of Discrimination in Jury Selection: Lessons from North Carolina and BeyondJames E. Coleman, Jr.
How Defense Attorneys Can Eliminate Racial Disparities in Criminal JusticeNazgol Ghandnoosh
Carpenter v. United States and the Future Fourth AmendmentMichael Price
Book Review: Race to JudgmentIan Nawalinski
Book Review: The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s CourtroomsAllan F. Brooke
Book Review: Burning Bridges: America’s 20-Year Crusade to Deport Labor Leader Harry BridgesVictoria L. Nadel
Book Review: Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race Against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent ManKira West
Book Review: Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American PolicingTimothy Zindel
We, the Jury: Jurors and LinkedInThaddeus Hoffmeister

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