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NACDL is committed to enhancing the capacity of the criminal defense bar to safeguard fundamental constitutional rights.
NACDL harnesses the unique perspectives of NACDL members to advocate for policy and practice improvements in the criminal legal system.
NACDL envisions a society where all individuals receive fair, rational, and humane treatment within the criminal legal system.
NACDL’s mission is to serve as a leader, alongside diverse coalitions, in identifying and reforming flaws and inequities in the criminal legal system, and redressing systemic racism, and ensuring that its members and others in the criminal defense bar are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level.
A Letter To Congress Milton Hirsch
From The President Barbara Bergman
NACDL News Jack King
Reaching Through The Prison Walls: Social Work In An Appellate Defender Office Melissa Rothstein
Remarks At NACDL's Charleston Meeting Alex Sanders
Securing A Favorable Federal Prison Placement Alan Ellis, J. Michael Henderson
State Legislative Affairs Update Scott Ehlers
Tax Crimes: More Aggressive Government Policies and Practices Kathryn Keneally, Kenneth M Breen
The Secret Life Of 42 CFR Part 2 Rose Jade
Those Doggone Sniffs Are Often Wrong: The Fourth Amendment Has Gone To The Dogs Jeffrey S. Weiner, Kimberly Homan
Who Said Voir Dire Wasn't Important? Dennis G. Terez