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Aider & Abettor: Raise the Age (Episode 6)

Two public defenders are podcasting about law and culture in Aider & Abettor.  In Episode 6, Sajid Khan and Avi Singh talk about recent criminal justice reforms in New York. In the Opening Statement, they discuss the campaign to #raisetheage and the problems of prosecuting 16 and 17 year olds like adults.

Two public defenders are podcasting about law and culture in Aider & Abettor.  

In Episode 6, Sajid Khan and Avi Singh talk about recent criminal justice reforms in New York. In the Opening Statement, they discuss the campaign to #raisetheage and the problems of prosecuting 16 and 17 year olds like adults.

In the Deep Dive, they discuss a recent proposal to close Rikers Island. They explore many of the ways that Rikers violates basic notions of due process and fairness. You can find the proposal at www.morejustnyc.com/the-report-1/

In the Things segment, Sajid recommends a the Ex-Conversations Podcast and makes the MVP case for Steph Curry.  Avi criticizes a Department of Justice memo that attempts to get the Department of Justice out of the business of responding to systemic civil rights violations. The show is available on all platforms (iTunes, stitcher, Google play, Pocket casts, podcast addict, etc.).

Here's the SoundCloud link: https://soundcloud.com/user-139217541/concrete-jungle-where-dreams-are-made-of

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NAPD News

November 29, 2017: NAPD has just opened regsitration for two new live trainings. The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute is now open for registration. These trainings will be help March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO. Discounted tuition for members and early registrants. To register, click HERE
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November 28, 2017: NAPD has uploaded videos of the presentations from the 2017 NAPD Workloads Conference in St. Louis (held November 17-18). Members can access these valuable presentations on MyGideon by logging into their NAPD account.
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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.