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Registration Open: Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference in Seattle, Washington – September 10-13

These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and small group breakouts.  Participants will have the opportunity to choose sessions to best fit their individual needs.  There…
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Justice Sotomayor Criticizes Supreme Court For Failing to Intervene in Texas Death-Row Prisoner’s Case – The Death Penalty Information Center

Over a strong dissent by Justice Sonia Sotomayor (pictured), the United States Supreme Court on June 4 declined to review the case of Texas condemned prisoner Carlos Trevino, who had argued that his lawyer was ineffective for failing to investigate…
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Fetal Alcohol Disorder May Be Far More Common Than Previously Thought – Cleveland Clinic

A new study has found that the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may be higher than previously thought. Abstract Importance Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are costly, life-long disabilities. Older data suggested…
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Webinar: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Criminal Justice System: From Arrest to Community Supervision, March 2

The National Association for Public Defense is hosting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Criminal Justice System: From Arrest to Community Supervision on March 2, 2018, at 3:00 PM. About the Webinar Fetal Alcohol Spectrum…