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…

By Norman L. Reimer, Former NACDL Executive Director

May 2021 issue of The Champion

Overcriminalization, and its inevitable consequence, mass incarceration, are the hallmark of America’s failed criminal legal system. Mindless resort to the assertion of the state’s prosecutorial power to address every real or imagined problem is a phenomenon…


National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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