Monday, April 14, 2008

NACDL Slams Adam Walsh Act

In a scathing letter to U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, the NACDL decried the
Adam Walsh Act as blatantly unconstitutional and contradictory to public safety. The letter, in it’s an entirety can be viewed here:$FILE/SORNA.pdf

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's more than 12,800 direct members -- and 94 state, local, and international affiliate organizations with another 35,000 members -- include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, active U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness within America's criminal justice system.