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September 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Webinar: The Lessons Learned Representing Bryan Sheppard in a 2017 Miller Re-Sentencing 
October 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Webinar: Victim Impact Considerations 
October 18, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Webinar: How Mindfulness Makes Us Better Advocates 
October 20, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Webinar: Cell Phone Location and Tracking Evidence 
October 25, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Webinar: Ending Cash Bail in Maryland 
November 17, 2017
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November 18, 2017
2017 Workloads Institute 
December 15, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the Criminal Justice System: A Review for Legal Professionals 
January 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST
Webinar: Fundamentals of Zealous Capital Clemency Representation 

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.