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Receive These Valuable Membership Benefits
Monthly issues of "What's the Decision," a publication that highlights recent Georgia and Federal decisions. Click here for sample;
Quarterly newsletter, "The Georgia Defender," with articles of interest about criminal defense issues. Click here for sample;
Access to the GACDL Listserver, where over 800 members exchange information about criminal defense;
Access to the exclusive Members Only section of GACDL's website. Valuable online resources include trial motions, requests to charge, Federal and State law on-line, and much more.
Networking and referral opportunities with over 1,700 other members for questions about challenging cases;
Training for new lawyers in the basics of handling criminal cases;
CLE programs each year that focus exclusively on criminal law;
Emergency legal assistance free of charge to members under attack because of their representation of a client in a criminal case;
Scholarships to the National Criminal Defense College and the GACDL Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program;
Committee opportunities through which members can formulate and express their positions on legislation, judicial appointments, amicus curiae briefs, and other matters affecting the administration of criminal justice in Georgia.