For the work of the NLADA and the NAPD, see infra notes 12-13 and accompanying text.
More recently, the NLADA has begun a Defender Data Exchange Project to develop curricula, bringing social science graduate students into defender offices in collaboration with John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the NLADA is developing an online library of research in defense.
In a 2001 NLADA poll of 1500 adults in the United States, only 14% of those who responded believed that public defenders were "generally good" lawyers.
To prove ineffective assistance of counsel, the new attorney for the defendant will offer evidence regarding the standards of professional conduct, either through expert testimony or affidavit regarding local bar association standards, such as criminal defense guidelines from the American Bar Association, NLADA, or the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Wells Fargo Insurance Services is excited to make The Hanover's expertise and service available to the membership as we remain the insurance broker for the NLADA Insurance Program," said David Bridges, senior vice president, Wells Fargo Insurance Services.
For 15 years, NLADA Service Corporation has provided excellent risk management and loss control services that allow NLADA members control insurance costs and improve operational efficiencies.
193) The coalition in Montana worked with NLADA
to focus on what types of messages made the public understand the importance of indigent defense, (194) resulting in a focus on the economic efficiency of statewide legislation.
the conference NACDL and NLADA
created five working groups to make the
completed The Implementation and Impact of Indigent Defense Standards in 2004.
According to the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA
), which provides discounted insurance coverage for public defender offices, as many as 50% of state and local offices maintain malpractice insurance policies with NLADA
or other private insurers.
For an argument that, instead of uncoordinated direct service work, legal services attorneys should use targeted, individual case representation in conjunction with organizing and legislative reform to bring about social change, see Gary Bellow, Turning Solutions into Problems: The Legal Aid Experience, 34 NLADA
BRIEFCASE 106, 122 (1977).
and the American Bar Association created the State Planning Assistance Network (SPAN) in February of 1996.