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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 2019

What are the common pitfalls in drug death investigations? What guidelines should medical examiners and coroners follow when conducting a drug death investigation?



Issue Contents
Title  Author  
From the President: Locking Up Human DecencyDrew Findling
NACDL News: NACDL Welcomes Criminal Justice Reforms Adopted by New York StateIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: The March Toward Abolition of the Death Penalty AdvancesIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
NACDL News: Ill-Conceived Legislation Would Undermine Core Tenet of American Criminal JusticeIvan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski
Affiliate NewsGerald Lippert
A Dose of Reality: Drug Death Investigations and the Criminal Justice SystemAmy Hawes, M.D. and Denise Martin, D-ABMDI, JD
Avoiding the Terrorism EnhancementDavid B. Savitz and Todd J. Thompson
Anatomy of a PleaAndrew St. Laurent
Mr. Mitchell Goes to Washington: Blood Draws, Drunk Driving, and the Warrant RequirementDonald J. Ramsell and Michelle L. Behan
Cross Country: Form Follows Function, Favors FoldersLarry Pozner
Book Review: Mississippi ReckoningNatman Schaye
Supreme Court: Garza v. Idaho: Preserving the Client’s Choice to AppealCraig Durham, Jonah Horwitz, Brian McComas, and Lauren M. Weinstein

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