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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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In many counties in Wisconsin the State Public Defender has had difficulty finding attorneys willing and able to represent persons accused of crimes. Typically the problem is caused by a shortage, or...
MARCH 10, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL) is not taking sides on the upcoming election to fill a ten-year term on the Wisconsin...