Washington, DC (Sept. 22, 2011) – The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the nation’s preeminent criminal defense bar association, is proud to announce the launch of its completely new and upgraded Website. Please take a few minutes to look around explore many new and exciting features.
On the landing page, you will find an important message from NACDL President Lisa Wayne on capital punishment in America. You will also easily find all of the tremendous resources you have come to expect from NACDL – News and information, The Champion Magazine, NACDL’s Amicus Curiae briefs, our Legal Education Programs and Resources, the Brief & Motion Bank, and much, much more. In addition to NACDL’s general membership and Life Member directories, there is a public “Find a Lawyer” tool enabling visitors to find NACDL member lawyers in their area. NACDL’s new site brings expanded functionality, ease of use and improved searchability to your online NACDL experience.
You can also shop online at the NACDL store where you will find publications, self-study CLE programs (audio and video), and NACDL apparel. In addition, you can register online for NACDL’s year-round live CLE seminars and online webcast programs.
NACDL members can access NACDL’s online “Resource Center,” which houses a brief & motion bank, an experts database, information about NACDL’s Lawyers’ Assistance Strike Force and Ethics Hotline, and a plethora of other tools for lawyers.
“Liberty’s Last Champion” is stepping out front to provide our members and audiences with a more effective, efficient and aesthetically pleasing Internet home for the criminal defense bar.
As with the launch of any website, there will be some glitches and bumps in the road. You can help us by providing your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org. We invite you to visit the new website at www.nacdl.org and to take a video tour at www.nacdl.org/siteintro.
A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys
This Guide to Federal Evidence is the only federal evidence handbook written exclusively for criminal defense lawyers. The Guide analyzes each Federal Rule of Evidence and outlines the main evidentiary issues that confront criminal defense lawyers. It also summarizes countless defense favorable cases and provides tips on how to avoid common evidentiary pitfalls. The Guide contains multiple user-friendly flowcharts aimed at helping the criminal defense lawyer tackle evidence problems. A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence is an indispensable tool in preparing a case for trial.
Modern Digital Evidence & Technologies in Criminal Cases
Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook. This program is a contemporary training that identifies emerging technologies and digital evidence encountered in today's criminal cases and arms you with the tools necessary to combat expert witnesses, prosecutorial overreach, and an uneducated judge and jury. This comprehensive CLE program covers both general aspects of new technologies as well as practical courtroom application and legal challenges to the use of these new technologies.
Top Shelf DUI Defenses: The Law, The Science, The Techniques (2021)
If you are serious about being an effective DUI defense advocate, or if you’re considering adding DUI defenses to your portfolio, you need to know the latest scientific and legal strategies to optimize your success at trial. Learn from the best-of-the-best in the field in this unique CLE Program, updated for 2021.
Defending Modern Drug Cases (2021)
From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury and cross-examining police officers, defense attorneys handling drug cases must be able to construct a defense that will increase the chances of the client getting a positive result for your client.
Effective motion practice, juror selection, and storytelling have never been more important. This seminar will introduce defense counsel to techniques that have been used at recent drug trials to rebut specific claims and overcome the emotion created in today’s criminal legal system.
Ivan Dominguez, Deputy Director of Public Affairs & Communications, (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.