• Public defenders and public defense professionals from around the country protest racial injustice embedded in the criminal system and affirm that Black Lives Matter. Photo used with permission. 

  • We're the Ones We've Been Waiting For... History Making Women in Public Defense Virtual Conference 

  • NAPD members hard at work. Photo (c) Lorinda Youngcourt

  • Public defenders and public defense professionals from around the country protest racial injustice embedded in the criminal system and affirm that Black Lives Matter. Photo used with permission. 

  • Hamilton County (OH) public defenders provide expungement services to their clients. 

  • San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi leads a protest in response to police killings in the Bay area. Photo (c) Jeff Adachi 

  • Louisiana public defender Mark Plaisance argues for the retroactive application of Miller before the US Supreme Court. Image used with permission (c) Art Lien/www.courtartist.com

The National Association for Public Defense (NAPD) '10 Principles for Creating Sustainability in Public Defense' was developed by a group of public defenders from around the country to improve the quality of advocacy for clients, support well-being, and sustain public defense careers. You can read the Principles HERE  

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