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M. Chris Fabricant is the Director of Strategic Ligation at the Innocence Project. He leads the Strategic Litigation Unit, whose attorneys use the courts strategically to address the leading causes of wrongful conviction, including eyewitness misidentification and the misapplication of forensic sciences. Before joining the Innocence Project, he was a clinical law professor and the director of the Criminal Justice Clinic at the Pace University School of Law. Mr. Fabricant has over a decade of criminal defense experience at the state and federal, trial and appellate levels with The Bronx Defenders and Appellate Advocates. He began his career as a pro se law clerk in the Southern District of New York, where he focused on prisoners’ rights and post-conviction litigation. Mr. Fabricant received his J.D. with honors and a Corpus Juris Secundum distinction in criminal law from The George Washington University in 1997.

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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.