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January-February 2017 , Page 15 

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NACDL News: Past President John Wesley Hall Receives Al Horn Memorial Award From NORML

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier

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John Wesley Hall, a past president of NACDL, received the Al Horn Memorial Award from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) National Legal Committee on Dec. 10, 2016. He was presented with the award at NORML’s annual dinner at the Pier House in Key West, Florida. The Al Horn Memorial Award is presented annually to a NORML Legal Committee member in recognition of his or her “lifetime of ceaseless work to advance the cause of justice and for their extraordinary support for NORML.”

“John Wesley Hall is one of the nation’s top experts in Fourth Amendment law and the legal ethics of criminal law,” said NACDL President Barry J. Pollack. “He uses that expertise not only to serve his individual clients, but also to advocate for reforms to improve the criminal justice system to make it fairer for all. The so-called war on drugs has led to mass incarceration and has devastated families and communities. John has long championed common sense reform

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