Thursday, September 6, 2007
John Wesley Hall, a 1973 graduate of our University of Little Rock Law School , was installed in August as President-elect of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at the NACDL National Conference in San Francisco. He has served on the organization's Board of Directors for 14 years and as NACDL's Secretary, Treasurer, and Second and First Vice President.
A member of NACDL since 1983 and a life member since 1990, Hall received the organization's prestigious Robert C. Heeney Award in 2002 for service to the criminal defense bar. The Association, founded in 1958, has 13,000 direct members and 35,000 members through 90 state and local affiliate organizations. These members include criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, active-duty military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness within America's criminal justice system.
Hall is author of the two volume Search and Seizure
and is the only published Fourth Amendment scholar and author who actively handles criminal cases. Rest of Article. . .