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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.
Bloodsworth & In The Midnight Hour
Defending War Crimes In Africa: The Special Court For Sierra Leone Tom Briody
Destruction Of A Business By The Destruction Of Documents Katheryn Keneally
E. E. (Bo) Edwards - Remembered Robert W. Ritchie
Giving Thanks Milton Hirsch, David Oscar Markus
Mandatory Madness Barry C. Scheck
NACDL & Affiliate CLE Calendar
NACDL Helps Media Explain Booker Decision Jack King
Supreme Court: 2003-2004 Review - Part 2 G. Paul McCormick
Terrorism Prosecution Implodes: The Detroit 'Sleeper Cell' Case Barry Tarlow
This Should Have Been A Simple Case: Dretke v. Haley And The Illusion Of Actual Innocence Spero T. Lappas
Updating Approaches To Client Competence: Understanding The Pertinent Law and Standards of Practice John T. Philipsborn