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):
Justice For All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program
Capital Case Litigation Initiative, Providing Training and Technical Assistance to Capital Defense Attorneys
Wrongful Conviction Review TTA Initiative
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.