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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Webinar: The Law of Car Searches

Date(s): February 9, 2017

Time: 1:00 PM  9 - 2:00 PM  9

 The Law of Car Searches

Webinar Faculty: Tejas Bhatt, Assistant Public Defender, Connecticut Public Defender System

February 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm eastern (1 hour)

About the webinar: A brief rundown of the law of car searches and the limits imposed by the fourth amendment on police stops and searches of vehicles.


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November 1, 2017: NAPD closes registration and has sold out its 2017 Workloads Conference, to be held at SLU Law School (St. Louis, MO) on November 17-18, 2017. This Institute will be recorded and available to members after the event. Click HERE for a brochure with details and faculty!

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 


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.