Assessments & Reports

NAPD has published the following Assessments and Reports:

On-Site Technical Assistance Report for the Regional Public Defender serving Texas
RPDO: Making a Difference in Texas (January 2017)


On-Site Technical Assistance Report for the 16th JDC, Louisiana
Technical Assistance Report on the 16th JDC, Louisiana (report released July 15, 2016)

NAPD and National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) Juvenile Defense Self-Assessment Tool 
NAPD-NJDC Juvenile Defense Self-Assessment Tool (released February 6, 2016) 
 


NAPD News


July 1, 2017: NAPD announces Save the Date for 2017 Workloads Institute, to be held at SLU Law School (St. Louis, MO) on November 17-18, 2017. Click HERE for a brochure with details and faculty!
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April 16, 2017: 60 Minutes' Anderson Cooper features the Orleans Public Defenders and NAPD General Counsel in a substantive segment about public defenders' excessive workloads, pervasive injustice, and the obligation of defenders to resist the "conveyer belt" of mass-incarceration. You can watch the compelling segment HERE 

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On March 18, 2017 - the 54th anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainright decision - NAPD published its Foundational Principles, which are recommended to NAPD members and other persons and organizations interested in advancing the cause of equal justice for accused persons.