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NACDL News: Peter Goldberger Receives 2015 Heeney Award

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier

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Peter Goldberger (left) and NACDL Immediate Past President Theodore Simon.
Photo by Ivan Dominguez

Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer Peter Goldberger was this year’s recipient of NACDL’s Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award. He received the award on July 24 at the Foundation for Criminal Justice 2015 Awards Dinner in Denver, Colo. This highly prestigious recognition is presented annually to the NACDL member who best demonstrates the goals and values of the Association and of the legal profession.

“I am pleased to present Peter with this year’s Heeney Award, an honor and recognition the defense community uniformly and joyfully regards as richly and well deserved,” NACDL Immediate Past President Theodore Simon said.

Goldberger co-chairs NACDL’s Committee on Rules of Procedure, functioning as the Association’s liaison to the Federal Judicial Conference’s Advisory Committees on Rules. He also serves as a vice chair of the Association’s Amicus Committee, where he edits or

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