Concerning Judicial Pay Legislation
NACDL will urge Congress to speedily pass H.R. 3753 and S. 1638 to increase federal judicial compensation.
*Approved by the Executive Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as consistent with action taken by the Board of Directors on February 24, 2007.
To read NACDL's Letter to Senate and House Party and Judiciary Committee Leaders Regarding Federal Judicial Compensation, click here.
Adopted NACDL Policy on Operation Streamline
Recommended NACDL Policy
1. NACDL counsels lawyers to refuse to engage in the defense of these cases unless they are competent in the area and are provided adequate time and resources to allow meaningful representation. ............
Recognizing and Remembering Robert J. Hooker
The Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers recognizes and remembers the extraordinary professionalism, service to justice and dedication of a great lawyer, our friend and colleague, Robert J. Hooker.
On the Notification of the Existence of DNA Evidence in Virginia
The Commonwealth of Virginia, and the Virginia Forensic Science Board, be encouraged to proceed without delay to notify each person who was convicted and for whom this evidence has been discovered that this evidence exists at the Lab and can be tested for DNA, and, .............
Recognizing and Remembering Don Fiedler
The Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers recognizes and remembers the extraordinary professionalism, service to justice and dedication of a great lawyer, teacher, and friend, Don Fiedler.
On Closing Guantanamo Bay
NACDL shall urge the next President and Congress of the United States to immediately suspend all pending military commission proceedings and propose legislation to immediately repeal the Military Commissions Act of 2006; ........
On Immigration Raids
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers urges Congress to take immediate action to prohibit the following abuses of our criminal justice system arising from immigration enforcement actions: .......