NACDL REPORT TO BE RELEASED
Collateral Damage: America’s Failure to Forgive or Forget in the War on Crime – A Roadmap to Restore Rights and Status After Arrest or Conviction
Thursday, May 29, 2014
10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Open Society Foundations
1730 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 7th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006
https://collateraldamage.eventbrite.com (required to enter building)
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Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!
10:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Registration, Networking & Light Refreshments
11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Program
Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society Foundations
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Norman L. Reimer, Executive Director, NACDL & Rick Jones, Executive Director of Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem and Co-Chair of NACDL Task Force on Restoration of Rights and Status After Conviction
Congressman Danny K. Davis, Illinois’ 7th District
The Honorable Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., former Governor of Maryland, Senior Counsel at King & Spalding
Policy & Affected Community Perspective
Lamont Carey, Founder & CEO of LaCarey Enterprises
Bernard Kerik, Former New York City Police Commissioner, Founder/CEO of The Kerik Group
Christine Leonard, Director of the Washington, DC Office of the Vera Institute of Justice
Mark O’Brien, Senior Criminal Justice Policy Associate at the Legal Action Center
Discussion/Q & A
Ivan Dominguez, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, (202) 465-7662 or email@example.com.
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's many thousands of direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal legal system.