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    WACDL is committed to promoting the proper administration of criminal justice; fostering and maintaining the integrity, independence and expertise of the defense lawyer in criminal cases; and encouraging an unyielding concern for the protection of individual rights and due process.

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07/29/2022
Recently, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade, authorizing states to criminalize abortion. In Wisconsin, this set into effect a law dating...
03/08/2022
Wisconsin in Post-Pandemic Times: Challenging Structural Inadequacies & Urgent Issues in the System   PRESIDENT’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR, RECEPTION AND AWARDS DINNER...
05/30/2021
SAVE THE DATE: WACDL’s Annual President’s Conference and Seminar will be held September 23-24, in person and also virtual, at the Kalahari Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells....
04/16/2021
WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS   AGENDAS   2021 WACDL ANNUAL MEETING AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS   MEETING        ...
01/28/2021
As a result of efforts by Public Resource.Org, Inc.  and the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Wisconsin Jury  Instructions are now available to the public, judges, and...