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June 12, 2018

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NDAA Publishes Article on Officer Involved Shooting and Use of Force Protocols

June 10, 2018

The National District Attorneys Association is partnering with Route Fifty to highlight issues facing state and local prosecutors across the country. The publication goes to thousands of state and local government officials and stakeholders, and each guest article is written by a subject matter expert in the field.

The next article in the series, written by Maricopa County, AZ Attorney Bill Montgomery, focuses on the need for a formal written "Officer Involved Shooting and Use of Force Protocol" to assist prosecutors in addressing a critical incident. The latest article can be found here.

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NDAA Supports Legislation to End Human Trafficking on the Road

June 8, 2018

In early July, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on transportation and its nexus with human trafficking. As part of that hearing, Chairman Thune (R-SD), Ranking Member Nelson (D-FL) and Senator Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, which would ban for life an individual's commercial driver's license if convicted of using a commercial motor vehicle to commit a human trafficking felony. NDAA issued a support letter for that legislation that can be found here.

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NDAA Applauds House Passage of Justice Served Act to Prosecute Cold Cases

May 16, 2018

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Last night, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 4854, the Justice Served Act, on a bipartisan vote of 377-1. Developed by the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and introduced by Rep. Carter (R-TX) in the House, the legislation amends the Debbie Smith DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide resources to state and local prosecutors to increase their capacity to address the backlog of violent crime cases in which suspects have been identified through DNA evidence.

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Evening Events at the Summer Summit now open for Registration!

April 12, 2018

Be sure to see all that Spokane has to offer while attending the 2018 NDAA Summer Summit. This year you'll have the opportunity to spend your evenings taking in a local Spokane Indians baseball game, rafting on the Spokane River, or touring local wineries, distillery and taproom.

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NDAA WPS Releases Sexual Assault Investigation and Prosecution Best Practices Guide

March 13, 2018

NDAA's Women Prosecutors Section is pleased to announce the release of the National Sexual Assault Investigation and Prosecution Best Practices Guide. This guide is a living document highlighting current best practices in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault.

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NDAA Elects New Association President at Annual Summer Meeting

July 16, 2017

On Sunday, July 16, the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) elected its new leadership for a one year term. Hennepin County Attorney (MN) Michael Freeman was elected as the new President of the association, while District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett from Essex County, MA was elected as the President-Elect. Immediate Past President Michael Ramos was named the association’s Chairman of the Board. A press release was issued announcing the full Executive Committee for the coming year and can be found here.

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