By Martín A. Sabelli, NACDL President

September-October 2021 issue of The Champion

In my first column, I touched on NACDL’s commitment to eliminate the trial penalty — the profoundly and unconscionably coercive difference between a pretrial settlement offer and a post-trial sentence. In this column, I explore a painful reality…

By Chris Adams, NACDL Immediate Past President

July 2021 issue of The Champion

I’m going to leave, baby,
Ain’t gonna say goodbye.
— Bessie Smith
“Lost Your Head Blues”

When the time came for me to write my final presidential column, my thoughts turned to the 61 presidents who came…


National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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