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January-February 2012 , Page 53 

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NACDL’s Powerful Voice: Unified Advocacy (Grassroots Advocacy)

By Christopher Glen

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As an association, NACDL provides many services and benefits to its members. NACDL takes great pride in its educational offerings, legal resources, timely and relevant news items of interest, numerous amicus briefs submitted in the tireless fight to ensure justice for all accused of crimes, and opportunities provided for members to network and share knowledge with peers. These benefits are readily available to all members.

But there is another NACDL member benefit that may not be immediately apparent to all members — the ability to shape public policy. As a group, NACDL has the power to foster criminal justice reform. NACDL continuously monitors legislation that has the potential to dramatically affect the way attorneys practice law, the rights of clients, and the rights of U.S. citizens as a whole. Whether NACDL members choose to take advantage of this benefit not only impacts the members themselves, but it affects their peers, the entire legal profession, and the public

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