The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct.
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
FY2022 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation Initiative
Justice For All: Sixth Amendment TTA
NACDL strives to achieve a society where all individuals receive fair, rational, and humane treatment within the criminal justice system. Its mission is to serve as a leader, alongside diverse coalitions, in identifying and reforming flaws and inequities in the criminal justice system, and redressing systemic racism, and ensuring that its members and others in the criminal defense bar are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level.