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Criminal Law Practice Organizations

ABA Criminal Justice Section

Founded in 1920, the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association has over 20,000 members including prosecutors, private defense counsel, appellate and trial judges, law professors, correctional and law enforcement personnel, law students, public defenders, and other criminal justice professionals.

Criminal Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

The Criminal Law Section conducts activities to help keep members updated in the finer points of criminal law, and disseminates information on matters affecting criminal practice, such as code revision, constitutional revision and legislation.

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Goals of GACDL include providing an appropriate state organization representing lawyers who are actively engaged in the defense of criminal cases and promoting educational activities to improve the skills and knowledge of lawyers engaged in the defense of criminal cases.

Georgia Public Defender Standards Council

The Council is an independent agency within the executive branch of the state government of Georgia. It's mission is to ensure, independently of political considerations or private interests, that clients receive zealous, adequate, effective, timely, and ethical legal representation, consistent with constitutional and statutory guarantees.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

NACDL is the largest organization of criminal defense lawyers in the U.S. It offers a wealth of continuing education programs, motions and briefs databases, and conducts advocacy to promote "a rational and humane criminal justice policy for America".

National District Attorneys Association

The NDAA is the oldest and largest professional organization representing criminal prosecutors in the world. Its members come from the offices of district attorneys, state’s attorneys, attorneys general, and county and city prosecutors.

Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia

Established in 1975, the Council provides a number of important services to the hundreds of elected and appointed prosecutors in the state. The council consists of nine members, six district attorneys and three state court solicitors who establish policies that guide the day-to-day work of the Council staff.

Keeping Current

The Champion - Journal of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Prosecutor - Journal of the National District Attorneys Association (available thorough WESTLAW)

Crime and Consequences - blog from the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, perspectives on criminal law issues from crime victims and the public

DA Confidential - blog from a Texas prosecutor, who moonlights as a novelist

Defending People - blog about "the art and science of criminal defense trial lawyering"

Simple Justice - New York Criminal Defense Blog


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