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Craziest Criminal Cases - SHORTS Compilation
Criminal defense lawyers and experts discuss notable criminal cases they've worked on previously.

Everything You Need to Know About Peer-to-Peer Software
"Digital Forensics in Child Victims Cases - Peer to Peer CSAM Defense Strategies" - Andrew Garrett ------- Filmed at NACDL's Zealous Advocacy in S.A. & Child Victims Cases (2023). The full 14-hour Masterclass training is available at: đź”— https://b...

A Criminal Defense Lawyer's Guide to Impeachment - 1-Hour Masterclass
This unique 1-hour Masterclass explores the strategic considerations behind deciding whether to impeach a witness, and the various methods of impeaching different types of witnesses. See More Resources at: https://www.nacdl.org/store About the Pres...

In Conversation with Lava For Good Podcast Host Allison Flom
NACDL Executive Director Lisa Monet Wayne sits down for a discussion with Allison Flom, host, writer, and director of the new Lava for Good Podcast, “Erased: The Murder of Elma Sands". The six-episode podcast series is a historical true-crime deep ...

The Criminalization of Voting: Overview of Voter Prosecutions [webinar]
Presented by Mitchell Brown, Senior Counsel, Voting Rights Section for the Southern Coalition for Social Justice; and Blair Bowie, Director of the Restore Your Vote Project at the Campaign Legal Center. Recorded November 29, 2023 https://www.nacdl.o...

Lengthy Sentences and A Second Look at Injustice [NACDL Engage & Exchange x Decarceration Committee]
Dr. Ghandnoosh Discusses Her Report & Research on Prison Sentence Lengths and Criminal Justice Policies Presented by Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D., The Sentencing Project, Washington, D.C.; and Seth P. Chazin, moderator, The Law Office of Seth P. Chazin ...

The Use and Impact of Solitary Confinement [NACDL Engage & Exchange x Decarceration Committee]
Presented by Judith Resnik, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT; and JoEllyn Jones, moderator, Jones& Ortiz P.A. , Glassboro, NJ https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter https://seeingsolitary.limancenter.yale.edu/

Navigating the Bureau of Prisons [Engage & Exchange Discussion]
Presented by Pat Cresta-Savage and Jack Donson https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Foundations and Authentication [NACDL Engage & Exchange]
Presented by Rene Valladares, Federal Public Defender, District of Nevada https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

The Busy Lawyer’s Update on the Federal Rules of Evidence [Engage & Exchange Discussion Series]
Presented by Rene Valladares, Federal Public Defender for the District of Nevada https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

How to Regain Control of the Runaway Witness - Takenya Nixon
Order the Full Cross-Examination Training Here: https://bit.ly/48ArW59 Some of the nation’s finest experts and seasoned practitioners will share their proven and time-tested methods in this program; covering both basic and more advanced aspects of...

Effective Messaging to Advance Criminal Legal Reform
Learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference: https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN As movements to reform flaws in the criminal legal system resulted in a growing number of states passing impactful bipartisan measures, the justice ...

Drug Decriminalization in Oregon
Learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference: https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN The United States constitutes less than 5 percent of the world’s population yet is prisons house 25 percent of the worldwide prison population. Th...

Reversing the Tide on Geofence and Keyword Warrants
Learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference: https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Law enforcement has increasingly turned to Google to identify criminal suspects by using digital dragnets that search millions or billions of people...

How to Meaningfully Advance Pretrial and Bail Reform, While Combatting Misinformation
Learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference: https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Despite assurances that, “[I]n our society, liberty is the norm, and detention prior to trial…the carefully limited exception,” over 75 percen...

Pretextual Policing: Keeping Minor Stops from Becoming Major Harms
Learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference: https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN This panel explores the mechanisms that incentivize police to engage in pretextual traffic stops and examine state and local efforts to stop law enf...

Setting the Stage - 50 Years of Mass Incarceration: Where Do We Go From Here?
Learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference: https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN 2023 marks the 50th year since the U.S. prison population began its extraordinary surge. To date over five million people are under supervision by th...

Pozner on Cross: Cross-Examination of Forensic Experts
Visit NACDL.org/PoznerOnExperts to purchase now! Let Pozner teach you how to derail and impeach even the most evasive expert witness in just a matter of minutes. In this completely new and groundbreaking 4-hour training program, Pozner incorporates ...

NACDL - Voir Dire Trial Guide
NACDL's Voir Dire in Criminal Cases Manual is the most comprehensive resource for voir dire available in print. It includes basic and advanced strategies for experienced practitioners, as well as case-specific resources, sample questions, sample char...

The NACDL Store
NACDL's online store has been revamped and updated with all of this year's best new products. We've got everything you need to upgrade your criminal defense toolset, from training manuals to self-study DVD's and CD's. Not to mention our iconic appare...

NACDL CLE Events - "Experience Something Better"
NACDL is the leading CLE provider for the criminal defense bar. Every month we're bringing you premiere CLE programming with some of the nation's most high-profile speakers. Not to mention, the incredible networking opportunities, exhibitors, and com...

Gideon in 60: Scott Ehlers, Director of Public Defense Improvement
Scott Ehlers shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Michael Enright, Section Chief
Michael Enright shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Keeda Haynes, Senior Legal Advisor
Keeda Haynes shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Keeda Haynes, Senior Legal Advisor
Keeda Haynes shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Kathy Stilling, Board Member
Kathy Stilling shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Kathleen Elliott, Executive Director
Kathleen Elliott shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Heather Rogers, Public Defender
Heather Rogers shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Caitlin Becker, Director of Holistic Defense and Heather Rogers, Public Defender
Caitlin Becker and Heather Roger share their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Caitlin Becker, Director of Holistic Defense and Heather Rogers, Public Defender
Caitlin Becker and Heather Roger share their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Brendon Woods, Chief Public Defender
Brendon Woods shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Brendon Woods, Chief Public Defender
Brendon Woods shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Austyn Caisse, Public Defender
Austyn Caisse shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Inside the Juror's Mind: The Psychology of Juries & Decision Making
This unique program is available here: https://bit.ly/2uLPnJS Understanding how the human brain works is the key to persuasion and understanding juries in the courtroom. As defense lawyers, we obsess over proofs and facts, but recent research tells ...

Gideon in 60: Robin Dillard Russaw, Director
Robin Dillard Russaw shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Kenitra Brown, Staff Attorney
Kenitra Brown shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Jennifer Harjo, Chief Public Defender
Jennifer Harjo shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Javionte Johnson, Staff Attorney - Criminal
Javionte Johnson shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: J.D. Schmid, Assistant Public Defender
J.D. Schmid shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Emily Galvin Almanza, Partners for Justice
Emily Galvin Almanza shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Daniel K. Lew, Chief Public Defender – Northeastern Minnesota
Daniel K. Lew shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Daniel K. Lew, Chief Public Defender – Northeastern Minnesota
Daniel K. Lew shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Gideon in 60: Daniel K. Lew, Chief Public Defender – Northeastern Minnesota
Daniel K. Lew shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

NACDL's The Best of 2022 - The Highest-Rated CLE Programs of the Year
Register for the web-series here: https://bit.ly/3ZUAFdz NACDL has compiled its 17 highest-rated training programs and speakers from the entire the year into an online, on-demand CLE web-series you can watch on-demand, at any time! This special 17...

Gideon in 60: Daniel K. Lew, Chief Public Defender – Northeastern Minnesota
Daniel K. Lew shares their thoughts on public defense. Learn more about our project and record your own video here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Public-Defense-Day-Video-Submission.

Federal Criminal Tax Overview [webinar]
(Recorded September 2015) Presented by Thomas Zehnle, Miller Chevalier Chartered (Washington, DC)

Defending Federal Tax Crimes [webinar]
(Recorded September 2016) Presented by Thomas Zehnle, Miller Chevalier Chartered (Washington, DC) and Paula Junghans, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP (Washington, DC)

Racial Bias: Conscious & Unconscious [webinar]
(Recorded June 2016) Presented by Gina Pruski, Director of Training and Development, Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office

Adolescent Brain Development - Dr. Antoinette Kavanaugh
From NACDL's September 2016 Public Defense training in Macon, GA

Storyboarding, Storytelling, & Persuasion: 1.5-Hour Masterclass
Order this 1.5-Hour Masterclass Here: https://bit.ly/2ZoupM8 At the heart of any trial is a battle of competing stories. Your client has a story to tell, and it is up to you to weave a narrative that is compelling and reveals the story of your clien...

2022 Giving Tuesday - Lisa Wayne, NACDL Executive Director
NACDL and the NFCJ work to reform the criminal justice system because of support from people like you. Donate here: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Support

Challenging Home & Auto Searches (2022)
Order this CLE training here: https://bit.ly/2IDt4YN This program offers powerful tools for fortifying your defense strategies and identifying the legal challenges criminal defense lawyers face when challenging home and auto searches. You'll uncover...

Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
Order this CLE training here: https://bit.ly/2AdDpcF Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death CLE Credit: Up to 3 hours of self-study CLE credit, where authorized. Please confirm with your state's CLE com...

Powerful Techniques to Challenge Police Credibility (2022) - Joe Mazraani Sample
Order this unique CLE Training Here: https://bit.ly/3hQxLWd Getting jurors and the court to believe that police officers are mistaken, dishonest or not credible is the key to obtaining a not guilty verdict in many criminal cases. Questioning a polic...

Powerful Techniques to Challenge Police Credibility (2022) - Daniela Torrealba Sample
Order this unique CLE Training Here: https://bit.ly/3hQxLWd Getting jurors and the court to believe that police officers are mistaken, dishonest or not credible is the key to obtaining a not guilty verdict in many criminal cases. Questioning a polic...

Powerful Techniques to Challenge Police Credibility (2022) - Jennifer Sellitti Sample
Order this unique CLE Training Here: https://bit.ly/3hQxLWd Getting jurors and the court to believe that police officers are mistaken, dishonest or not credible is the key to obtaining a not guilty verdict in many criminal cases. Questioning a polic...

Powerful Techniques to Challenge Police Credibility (2022) - James Smith Sample
Order this unique CLE Training Here: https://bit.ly/3hQxLWd Getting jurors and the court to believe that police officers are mistaken, dishonest or not credible is the key to obtaining a not guilty verdict in many criminal cases. Questioning a polic...

Powerful Techniques to Challenge Police Credibility (2022)
Order this unique CLE Training Here: https://bit.ly/3hQxLWd Getting jurors and the court to believe that police officers are mistaken, dishonest or not credible is the key to obtaining a not guilty verdict in many criminal cases. Questioning a polic...

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Ignorance is Bliss, But Is It Also a Crime? Opening Your Eyes to the Willful Blindness Doctrine
The willful blindness or conscious avoidance doctrine has allowed prosecutors to obtain convictions against several high-profile white collar defendants, including Bernard Ebbers, Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling. This highly experienced panel evaluates the...

The Accidental Felon: Challenging the Expansion of the Willful Blindness Doctrine
In Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A., the Supreme Court decided a civil patent case that dramatically altered the criminal legal landscape of willful blindness. In this one-hour program, our highly experienced panelists Timothy O'Toole (Miller...

NACDL's 2022 Race Matters Seminar: Policy, Practice & the Intersection of Race in the Legal System
Register for this powerful live seminar here: https://www.nacdl.org/racematters Race Matters in our criminal legal system. It affects what happens from initial contact with police on the street to the end of the case and everything in between. As pa...

NACDL State Criminal Justice Network
Meet NACDL’s State Legislative Advocacy Team, who works with NACDL’s network of state affiliate and partner organizations to advance criminal legal reform at the state level. To learn more, please visit www.nacdl.org/scjn.

What Are They Thinking? Selecting, Connecting & Empowering Your Jury (2022)
Order this brand-new program here: https://bit.ly/2uLPnJS Program Summary: You need to ensure your client gets a fair jury who will understand and appreciate your theory of defense, and there's no limit to what you can achieve in voir dire when you ...

Strengthening the Sixth Restorative Justice and Domestic Violence Crimes: The Circles of Peace Model
This hour-long webinar by New York University’s Center on Violence and Recovery (NYU CVR) will explore the history, practice, policy, research motivation and findings of the Circles of Peace model. On June 24th, 2022 from 1:00-200 pm ET (10:00 am-1...

Using Psychiatric Advance Directives and Neuroscience in the Criminal Legal System [Engage&Exchange]
Featuring Laurie Hallmark and Jacqueline Hall https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

Deconstructing a DNA Case: Discovery Documents, Courtroom Tips & Trace Evidence and DNA Mixtures
Order this highly-rated program here: https://bit.ly/2AdDpcF Understanding DNA evidence is difficult. You're an attorney, not a scientist. With the proper tools and training however, DNA evidence can be demystified, simplified...and deconstructed. T...

The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Hearsay Part II [Engage & Exchange Member Discussion Series]
Featuring Rene Valladares A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys by Rene Valladares: https://members.nacdl.org/online-store/merchandise-details/?action=view&id=be330d49-e910-ec11-b76a-0003ff...

The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Hearsay Part I [Engage & Exchange Member Discussion Series]
Featuring Rene Valladares A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys by Rene Valladares: https://members.nacdl.org/online-store/merchandise-details/?action=view&id=be330d49-e910-ec11-b76a-0003ff...

The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Character Evidence and Impeachment Part II [Engage & Exchange Series]
Featuring Rene Valladares A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys by Rene Valladares: https://members.nacdl.org/online-store/merchandise-details/?action=view&id=be330d49-e910-ec11-b76a-0003ff...

The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Character Evidence and Impeachment Part I [Engage & Exchange Series]
Featuring Rene Valladares A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys by Rene Valladares: https://members.nacdl.org/online-store/merchandise-details/?action=view&id=be330d49-e910-ec11-b76a-0003ff...

The Trial Penalty, Plea Bargains, and Saving the 6th Amendment Right to Trial [Engage & Exchange]
Featuring MartĂ­n Sabelli and Dan Canon NACDL's report on the trial penalty (2018): https://www.nacdl.org/TrialPenaltyReport https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter Pleading Out, How Plea Bargaining Creates a Permanent Criminal Class by Dan Canon: https://w...

Federal Bureau of Prisons and Mental Health Treatment [Engage & Exchange Member Discussion Series]
Featuring Jack Donson and John Albanes https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

Mental Health & Disabilities: How the System Deals with Them [Engage & Exchange Discussion Series]
Featuring Elizabeth Kelley and Pat Cresta-Savage https://nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

Utilizing the Colorado Method of Cause-Based Jury Selection for Sexual Assault Cases - Chris Decker
Register for this 90-Minute Masterclass Here: https://bit.ly/3H2bKfL This highly-rated presentation will provide detailed instruction to criminal defense practitioners on how to utilize and apply a modified Colorado Method of cause based jury select...

Law Enforcement Access to Wire Transfer Data - Nathan Freed Wessler
For years, companies have provided law enforcement with information into any wire transfer exceeding $500 when these transfers either originate from, or are received in, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Law enforcement agencies and...

Give it Arrest: Challenging Police Officers in Criminal Cases
Order this special compilation program here: https://bit.ly/3sRW08V This special 10-hour compilation is designed to help criminal defense lawyers identify the early signs of police misconduct and explore the various legal tactics and strategies nece...

Digital Evidence & Technology in Criminal Cases (2021)
Order this best-selling program here: https://bit.ly/3ONpwpM Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook. NACDL's Digital Evidence & Technologies in Criminal Cases is a contemporary training that id...

Autopsy of a Crime Lab: The Reliability of Forensic Evidence featuring Brandon Garrett
Order this powerful program here: https://bit.ly/39XHuWO In this presentation, noted legal expert Brandon Garrett, the author of "Autopsy of a Crime Lab: Exposing the Flaws in Forensics", exposes the dangerously imperfect forensic evidence that law ...

Top Shelf DUI Defenses: The Law, The Science, The Techniques (2021)
Order this highly-rated program here: https://bit.ly/3w5xIKX 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 strateg...

The Best of 2021: NACDL's Highest-Rated Speeches of the Year!
Register for this highly-rated program here: https://bit.ly/3vZg7nU For the first time ever, NACDL has compiled it’s highest-rated training programs of the year into an online, on-demand CLE web-series you can watch at home anytime! This special 1...

The Busy Lawyer's Update on Federal Evidence & Forensic Science - featuring Rene Valladares
Order this 1-Hour Masterclass Here: https://bit.ly/3LVO2TX In this presentation, Rene Valladares, the author of NACDL's best-selling trial guide, "A Defender's Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys," wil...

Challenging Geofence Reverse Location Data Post-Carpenter - Catherine Turner
This program is included in NACDL's best-selling "Digital Evidence & Technology in Criminal Cases (2022)" CLE Program, available here: https://bit.ly/3ONpwpM Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated play...

Public Defense: Past, Present and Future
https://strengthenthesixth.org/focus/Public-Defense-Day-Past,-Present-and-Future

Legislating Freedom: The Importance of a Second Look
See related resources: https://www.nacdl.org/Media/Legislating-Freedom-The-Importance-of-a-Second-Loo Learn more about second look legislation: https://nacdl.org/Content/Second-Look

Unlocking the Jury Box: How Felony Disenfranchisement Contributes to Jury Diversity Problems
See related resources: https://www.nacdl.org/UnlockJuryRecording

Second Chance Stories - Returning to Freedom
Second Chance Month (April): https://nacdl.org/Content/Second-Chance-Month-Events Watch more second chance stories: https://www.nacdl.org/content/second-chance-stories Volunteer for the Return to Freedom Project: https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Struck: Race, Jury Selection and the Need for Reform in Colorado
See more resources: https://www.nacdl.org/Media/Struck-Race,-Jury-Selection,-and-the-Need-for-Refo

Live Demonstrations: Voir Dire, Direct & Cross-Examination - 10-Episode NACDL Web-Series
Register for this exclusive web-series here: https://www.nacdl.org/DEMOS-WebSeries Live Demonstrations have been a core component of NACDL's live CLE training seminars for years, but they've never been combined into one comprehensive program...until...

Second Chance Stories: Professor Katie Tinto
The Trial Penalty Clemency Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Second Chance Stories: Sincere B. Allah
The Virginia Redemption Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Second Chance Stories: Attorney Trevor N. Parkes
The Excessive Sentence Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Second Chance Stories: Charlie Fragoso
The Trial Penalty Clemency Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Second Chance Stories: Daniel Gregory
The Excessive Sentence Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Second Chance Stories: Attorney Brendan O’Toole
The Virginia Redemption Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to https://www.nacdl.org/freedom

Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2021)
Order this program here: https://bit.ly/3KDbe8i 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 involving...

Effective Persuasion & Storytelling Techniques for Making Your Defense Sing (2021)
Order this highly-rated program here: https://bit.ly/3MSLGpB The ability to fluidly and effectively communicate is a natural skill possessed by few people, so for the average lawyer, it is a skill that must be learned and developed. The three essent...

Abortion in America: How Legislative Overreach Is Turning Reproductive Rights into Criminal Wrongs
Read the report: https://www.nacdl.org/AbortionCrimReport

De-Facto Disenfranchisement: Ensuring the Freedom to Vote in Jail
Featuring Blair Bowie, Legal Counsel and Restore Your Vote Manager at the Campaign Legal Center; Naila Awan, Director of Advocacy for the Prison Policy Initiative; Tatyana Hopkins, student at the UDC Law Youth Justice Clinic; and BeKura W. Shabazz, P...

Predictive Policing Task Force Webinar Upon Release of its Report, "Garbage In, Gospel Out"
"Garbage In, Gospel Out: How Data-Driven Policing Technologies Entrench Historic Racism and 'Tech-Wash' Bias in the Criminal Legal System" published by NACDL in September 2021 https://www.nacdl.org/datadrivenpolicing

Race and the Criminal Legal System: Race + Prosecution
https://nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

2021 Champion of State Criminal Justice Reform Award Presenation
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Presented by: Monica Reid, Director of Advocacy, NACDL & Michael Iacopino, Senior Partner, Brennan Lenehan and Chair of State Legisl...

The Trial Penalty: Voices of Reform
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Join NACDL’s President Martín Sabelli for a discussion with advocates who have experienced the trial penalty firsthand, serving ex...

The Trial Penalty: The Scourge of the American Criminal Legal System
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN The trial penalty is the vastly increased penalty after conviction faced by those who assert fundamental rights, such as the right to...

The Overcriminalization of Abortion
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN The United States prosecutes and incarcerates on an unprecedented scale. As an organization whose members see the devastating consequ...

The Fight for Equitable Cannabis Reform
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Since the onset of the war on drugs, cannabis prohibition has carried devastating consequences for communities of color. In the past ...

The Case for Second Look Sentencing
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN While many individuals are behind bars for only a short time, the backbone of mass incarceration is people serving very lengthy sente...

Social Media Skills for the Savvy Advocate (2021)
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Social media offers advocates an incredibly powerful tool to advance one’s policy agenda and to build community around those effort...

Race and Public Defense (SCJN 2021)
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN When people think of public defense, they often think of it as a service provided in the context of criminal representation. However...

Disrupting Minority Report: How to Push Back on the Use of Predictive Analytics in Policing
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Police departments across the country are increasing using predictive algorithms to decide where to patrol and who to investigate. Th...

Criminalization of Sex and Status: HIV, Gender Identity and Race
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN The legislative history and enforcement of HIV and other infectious disease criminal laws reveal several consistent factors at their ...

A Year in Police Reform: Past Successes & Looking Ahead
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Over the past year, amid continued police violence and the killing of unarmed black men and women, we have seen renewed calls for rac...

Opening Remarks, SCJN Conference 2021
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Presented by: Martín Sabelli, President, NACDL Conference materials: https://nacdl.org/Content/SCJN-Conference-Materials-2021 Conf...

2021 State Criminal Justice Network Conference - Martin Sabelli
Register today! https://www.nacdl.org/Event/20th-Annual-State-Criminal-Justice-Network-Confere

2021 State Criminal Justice Network Conference - James Dold
Register today! https://www.nacdl.org/Event/20th-Annual-State-Criminal-Justice-Network-Confere

Race + Criminal Legal System: Racially Charged Misdemeanors
https://nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

Full Disclosure Project Database Overview
Learn more about the project: https://www.nacdl.org/FullDisclosure

D.C. Compassionate Release Project - Support from DCCR
Learn more about the Return to Freedom Project: https://nacdl.org/Freedom Volunteer to help someone today: https://crclearinghouse.org/training/

D.C. Compassionate Release Project - Telling the client
Learn more about the Return to Freedom Project: https://nacdl.org/Freedom Volunteer to help someone today: https://crclearinghouse.org/training/

Race + The Criminal Justice System - Collateral Consequences (Part II)
https://nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

Race + The Criminal Justice System - Collateral Consequences (Part I)
https://nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

Race, Class and Attorney Client Privilege Webinar
https://nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

Cross-Examination of the Analyst in Drug Prosecutions (2nd Ed.) By James M. Shellow
Order this Best-Selling Publication Here: https://bit.ly/2Qbdixl Now in its second edition with some new material, James M. Shellow’s book offers what its title promises: ways of thinking about cross-examining the forensic analysts in drug cases. ...

Second Look = Second Chance: The Case for Reconsidering Lengthy & Other Extreme Sentences
Featuring JaneAnne Murray, Greg Newburn, Nicole D. Porter, and James Zeigler Webinar resources: https://www.nacdl.org/Media/SecondLook-SecondChance Learn more about Second Look Sentencing: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Second-Look

The Mauritanian: A Panel Discussion
The Mauritanian: A March 9, 2021, Panel Discussion featuring Mohamedou Ould Slahi and his counsel, Nancy Hollander & Theresa Duncan, moderated by NACDL Fourth Amendment Center Director and Guantánamo Observer Jumana Musa. Introductory remarks by NAC...

State of Prison & Jail Communications Systems [Engage & Exchange Discussion Series]
Featuring Pat Cresta-Savage, Gabriel Reyes, Jack Donson, and Elizabeth Blackwood https://www.nacdl.org/Map/State-of-Prison-Jail-Call-Communication-Systems https://www.nacdl.org/ResourceCenter

The Psychology of Persuasion: Building a Case from Start to Finish | A 2-Part Web-Series
Register for this web-series here: http://www.nacdl.org/Persuasion-Webinar Every trial is different and each trial attorney has a different style and approach. Accordingly, no simplistic formula or recipe can be created to solve the vast array of po...

Tap Into Victory: Brewing the Winning Case on Cross-Examination - SAVE THE DATE! July 21-24, 2021
Register for this unique seminar here: https://bit.ly/2NmK65K Cross-examination is a fundamental tool in the trial lawyer's toolbox. There is no part of trial practice that can be more difficult or rewarding, but you have to know the limitations in ...

Stories of Freedom: Raeanna Woody
Welcome to NACDL’s "Stories of Freedom” series! Each week you’ll hear from someone whose freedom was restored through NACDL's clemency & early release initiatives, including the Return to Freedom Project. Get involved today: • Volunteer: h...

Mental Illness & the Law: Addressing & Litigating Behavioral Health Disorders in Criminal Cases
Register for this virtual seminar here: https://bit.ly/34zZLni Save the date - Airs Feb. 24-27, 2021. The cases are complex, the clients are challenging, and the stakes are high. Whether it is insanity, impairment, a disorder, or adolescent brain ...

Stories of Freedom: Tony Jones
Welcome to NACDL’s "Stories of Freedom” series! Each week you’ll hear from someone whose freedom was restored through NACDL's clemency & early release initiatives, including the Return to Freedom Project. Get involved today: • Volunteer: h...

Make an Impact: Volunteer for NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project
NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project is a banner title covering various NACDL compassionate and early relief efforts at the federal and state levels. You can make an impact. Volunteer for NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project today: https://www.nacdl...

Stories of Freedom: Kenny Gragg
Welcome to NACDL’s "Stories of Freedom” series! Each week you’ll hear from someone whose freedom was restored through NACDL's clemency & early release initiatives, including the Return to Freedom Project. Get involved today: • Volunteer: h...

Make a Difference: Donate to NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project
NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project is a banner title covering various NACDL compassionate and early relief efforts at the federal and state levels. You can make a difference. Donate to NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project today: https://www.nacdl....

Stories of Freedom: Teresa Griffin
Welcome to NACDL’s "Stories of Freedom” series! Each week you’ll hear from someone whose freedom was restored through NACDL's clemency & early release initiatives, including the Return to Freedom Project. Get involved today: • Volunteer: h...

You Can Make a Difference: Volunteer for NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project
NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project is a banner title covering various NACDL compassionate and early relief efforts at the federal and state levels. You can make a difference. Volunteer for NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project today: https://www.na...

Stories of Freedom: ZoAnn Brown
Welcome to NACDL’s "Stories of Freedom” series! Each week you’ll hear from someone whose freedom was restored through NACDL's clemency & early release initiatives, including the Return to Freedom Project. Get involved today: • Volunteer: h...

Be a Voice of Freedom: Volunteer for NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project
NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project is a banner title covering various NACDL compassionate and early relief efforts at the federal and state levels. You can make a difference. Volunteer for NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project today: https://www.na...

Defending Modern Drug Cases (2020) - A 13-Episode Web Series
Register for the virtual seminar here: https://bit.ly/333VhVA Drug prosecutions are once again on the rise as some states have enacted tougher drug laws. From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury to cross-examining police officers, d...

NACDL's 11th Annual Defending Sex Cases Virtual Seminar (2020)
Register for this program here: https://bit.ly/2UItwNA 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 ye...

First Steps for State Sentencing Reform
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Ending mass incarceration will require changing sentencing policies and practices. But where are we now and what impact will COVID-19...

Marsy's Law
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Marsy's Law, a victims’ rights constitutional amendment, would bestow upon crime victims a vast array of often vague, difficult and...

Data Driven Policies - Criminal Justice Data Collection
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN The absence of uniform reporting and standardization requirements for criminal justice data makes meaningful transparency into court,...

Lessons Learned - Combatting Misinformation Around Bail Reform
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Case Study on the New York Bail Reform Pushback: Before bail reform, 60% of people in New York jails were being held pretrial. Reform...

Parole and Probation Reform
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN Over half of the nearly 7 million people controlled by the U.S. criminal legal system are on probation and parole. Learn more about c...

Policing in America - Policing the Police
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN At least 85,000 law enforcement officers across the U.S. have been investigated or disciplined for misconduct over the past decade ac...

Q&A and Music Performance by Zoe Boekbinder of the Prison Music Project
To learn more about NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network and Conference, please visit https://www.nacdl.org/SCJN http://www.zoeboekbinder.com/prisonmusicproject Conference materials: https://www.nacdl.org/Content/SCJN-Conference-Materials-2020 ...

Race Matters III: The Intersection of Race and Criminal Justice | Save the Date - Nov. 5-6, 2020
Register for this one-of-a-kind virtual seminar here: https://www.nacdl.org/Event/RaceMatters Race Matters in our criminal legal system. It affects what happens from initial contact with police on the street to the end of the case and everything in ...

This is NACDL
The NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice supports the work of NACDL. Learn more about NACDL: https://www.NACDL.org Support the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice: https://www.NACDL.org/donate

Preserving the 6th Amendment: The Right to a Speedy Trial Amid Court Closures & Re-Openings
Presented by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Trina Thompson, First Assistant District Attorney for Multnomah County Jeffrey Howes, and Regional Attorney Manager for the State Public Defender in Northern Wisconsin Ryan Reid, and moderated by Profe...

Stories from NACDL’s Return to Freedom Projects: Tony Jones and Susan J. Walsh
Tony Jones received clemency with the pro bono assistance of NACDL Member Susan J. Walsh and Clemency Project 2014. Learn more about NACDL’s Return to Freedom Projects, and support our work: https://www.NACDL.org/supportfreedom

Making the Case for Life 12-hour Web Series
Register for this webinar here: https://bit.ly/32wpVGW Make the case...for your client's life! NACDL's 22nd Annual Making the Case for Life virtual web training is designed to help capital defenders, investigators, and mitigation specialists. Partic...

NACDLPress presents Quest for Justice: Defending the Damned 2nd Edition
Richard S. Jaffe, author of Quest for Justice: Defending the Damned 2nd Ed., gives readers a preview into the compelling book. Read endorsements, learn more about featured cases, and get your copy of Quest for Justice 2nd Ed. at https://www.Questfo...

Winning Strategies for Cross: Techniques to Confront, Control & Conquer the Witness
Register for this webinar here: https://bit.ly/2EROXqX A criminal trial is a battle of competing narratives; the defense must attack and refute the prosecution’s attempts to tell a story of guilt by utilizing a persuasive and effective cross-exami...

Talk to Me: Voir Dire and Jury De-Selection in Criminal Cases - A 13-Episode Web-Series
Register for this web-series here: https://bit.ly/31K0wJv In this 13-Episode NACDL Web Series, you will learn basic and advanced principles of effective voir dire, how jurors really think and decide, how to find the jurors of your dreams, and avoid...

Breaking Through: Challenging Police Credibility, Misconduct & Overreach - A 13-Hour Web Training
Register for this web training here: https://bit.ly/3ajSdXv Every day, in jurisdictions across the country, prosecutors skirt Brady requirements and police officers skirt the truth. Compounding the problem is the inability of defense counsel to acce...

Tech to Touch: Challenging & Suppressing Evidence Before Trial (2020)
Order this 2020 CLE Program Here: https://bit.ly/3dzjxSy Program Summary: Today's criminal defense bar is facing ever-increasing challenges when protecting their clients from law enforcement searches, unreliable information and prejudicial evidence....

Criminal Court Reopening in the COVID-19 Era [Webinar]
https://www.nacdl.org/Document/CriminalCourtReopeningAndCOVID-19 Presented by NACDL’s Task Force on Criminal Court Reopening: NACDL President Nina Ginsberg (DiMuro Ginsberg, PC, Alexandria, VA), Stephen Ross Johnson (Ritchie, Dillard, Davies & John...

Policing Black Bodies: Race + Pretrial Practices
https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

Policing Black Bodies: A Discussion on Race and the Criminal Justice System
https://www.nacdl.org/Content/Race-and-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Series

Eyewitness Memory & Identification Issues in Criminal Cases - A 7-Episode Web-Series
Sign-up for this one-of-a-kind web-series here: https://bit.ly/2OKl4uh In this 7-Episode NACDL Web Series, you will learn how to litigate the admissibility of identifications using the latest psychological research so you can actively work on changi...

2020 NFCJ Gala - Save the Date! Visit nacdl.org/gala
https://www.nacdl.org/gala

Litigating & Challenging False Confession Cases - A 7-Episode Web-Series
Sign-up for this unique web-series here: https://bit.ly/2WB8jGE In this 7-Episode NACDL Web Series, you will learn the science and theory behind false confessions; experts in the field will discuss how law enforcement interrogators coerce false conf...

NACDL & FAMM Virtual Panel Discussion on 'The Vanishing Trial' Documentary
Watch FAMM and NACDL’s June 15, 2020, virtual panel discussion on The Vanishing Trial. The panelists: • Sakira Cook, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights • Brittany K. Barnett, Buried Alive Project • Clark Neily, The Cato Ins...

A Film Discussion on "The Vanishing Trial" - Norman L. Reimer, Lisa Wayne & Barry Scheck
On June 8, 2020, NACDL hosted a virtual screening and one-hour webinar discussing America’s trial penalty problem and the film "The Vanishing Trial." The panelists included Norman L. Reimer, NACDL Executive Director; Barry C. Scheck, Innocence Proj...

DUI DEFENSE: Mastering the Science & Technique
Register for this seminar here: https://bit.ly/30kXdbn The admissibility of certain evidence in DUI cases is the subject of great dispute. The so-called scientific chemical testing of blood, breath, or urine, play a significant role in the outcome o...

Race and the Justice System: 4th and 5th Amendment Cases – Todd Pugh
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Native Americans and the Criminal Justice System - Prof. Barbara Creel
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Sentencing Reform: Ending Mass Incarceration is One Step toward Racial Justice - Nicole Porter
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Does the Race of the Lawyer Matter - Nan Whitfield
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Bail, Risk Assessment & Race - Isaac Bryan
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Practicing Cultural Humility - Gina Pruski
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Race & Voir Dire - Eric Davis
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

The Intersection of Hip Hop, Racism and Criminal Justice - Drew Findling
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Identifying, Preventing & Recovering from Secondary Trauma - Dr. Ifetayo Ojelade, PhD
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

Race & Police Violence: What's the Fourth Amendment Got to Do With It - Prof. Devon W. Carbado
When you belong to NACDL, you take a stand for a fair, rational, and humane criminal justice system: for redressing systemic racism, for fairness in charging and sentencing, for protection of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, and for elimination of th...

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