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Cornerstone

The entire issue of the Cornerstone Vol. 34, No. 1 is available online. It includes:

  • "The Advance from Gideon to Strickland to Padilla... A Detour in Chaidez" by Dawn Sibert
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Remembering Senator Rudman" by Julie Clark
  • "NLADA's Commitment to Enhancing Quality in the Provision of civil Legla Services: Measuring Outcomes and Research" by Lydia Watts
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the Cornerstone Centennial IV 2012 is available online. It includes:

  • "Cell Tower Junk Science" by Michael Cherry, Edward J. Imwinkelried, Manfred Schenk, Aaron Romano, Naomi Fetterman, Nicole Hardin and Arnie Beckman
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "The Violence Against Women Act: A Legislative Success Story that Deserves Repeating" by Rebecca Henry
  • "Help and Hope for Justice Involved Veterans" James S. Haskell
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the Cornerstone Centennial III 2012 is available online. It includes:

  • "Call to Duty: Mitigation for Military Veterans" by Major Christopher E. Martin
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Complicated Outlook for FY 2013 LSC Funding in Congress" by Don Saunders
  • "Civil Legal Aid Launches Quality and Program Enhancement Initiative"
  • "A tale of Lives Lost, Tax Dollars Wasted and Justice Denied" by John Conroy & Rob Warden
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the Cornerstone Centennial II 2011 is available online. It includes:

  • "Race Consciousness in Everyday Advocacy" by Ed Marks & Aneel Chablani
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Moving Toward Racial Equity"
  • "New Numbers from U.S. Sentencing Commission Reveal Dysfunction of Immigration System" By Walter Ewing
  • "A Much Fairer View of Fingerprint Evidence is an Alternative"
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the Cornerstone Centennial 1 2011 is available online. It includes:

  • "Public defenders: Be proud, but not too proud to reach out" by Timothy Young
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Mapping death penalty mitigation" by Jeffrey Eno and Richard Shaker
  • "Legal Services heroes come together at 2011 Equal Justice Conference"
  • "Blueprint: Pro bono's expanded role in closing the equal justice gap"
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the 2010 Sep-Dec Cornerstone is available online. It includes:

  • "Can We Protect Innocent Tenants When Their Landlords Don't Pay the Mortgage?" by David T. Rammler
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "The Case of the Team Approach to Mitigation in Capital Cases Involving Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" by Anthony Wartnik
  • "Expanding the Availability of Free Legal Assistance in Family Law Matters: The Need to Serve Fathers and Achieve Improved Family Outcomes" by Joy Moses and Hillary Evans
  • The 2010 NLADA Exemplar Award Dinner in Washington, DC
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the 2010 May-Aug Cornerstone is available online. It includes:

  • "Racial Equity and Justice - Change from the Inside Out" by Angela Bryant
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Why Climate Change Issues are Relevant to Poverty Law Advocates" Steven Fischbach
  • The 2010 NLADA Exemplar Award Dinner in Washington, DC
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the 2010 Jan-Apr Cornerstone is available online. It includes:

  • "National Symposium on Indigent Defense"
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Class Action Settlement to Restore benefits to More Than 200,000 Disabled and Elderly" by Emilia Sicilia
  • "ACCD Report Provides Guidance for Assigned Counsel Systems" by Michael Tobin
  • "Legal Advocates challenging Stereotypes and Increasing Access to Justice for LGBT Communities" by Lisa Cineros and Cathy Sakimura
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the 2009 Sep-Dec Cornerstone is available online. It includes:

  • "Utilizing Video Conferencing for Access to Justice" by Ed Higgins and Alison Paul
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Evolution of Pro Bono Partnerships" by D'Ann Johnson
  • A profile of the Mills Criminal Defense Clinic at Stanford Law School
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the 2009 May-August Cornerstone is available online. It includes:

  • "Utilizing Video Conferencing for Access to Justice" by Ed Higgins and Alison Paul
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Evolution of Pro Bono Partnerships" by D'Ann Johnson
  • A profile of the Mills Criminal Defense Clinic at Stanford Law School
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the Document 2009 January-April NLADA Cornerstone (pdf, 3 Mb) is available online. It includes:

  • "Helping Clients with a Military Connection" by Steve Lynch
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Overcoming State Sovereign Immunity Defenses in ADA and Rehabilitation Act Cases" by Rochelle Bobroff
  • The Award Winners from the 2008 NLADA Annual Conference in Washington, DC
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the Document 2008 September-December NLADA Cornerstone (pdf, 5 Mb) is available online. It includes:

  • "Best Practices for Reentry Programs: Combining Defender and Civil Services for Success" by Julie Verratti
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Supreme Court Watch"
  • "Expanding the Ways we Bring Legal Information, Services to Seniors in the Communities We Serve" by Holly Robinson
  • A Preview of the 2008 NLADA Annual Conference in Washington, DC
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of the May-August 2008 Cornerstone is available online. It includes:

  • "A Time to Fight Back: Taking on Legal Aid Scams" by Don Saunders
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Review of the Supreme Court"
  • "Are We Listening to OUr Clients" by Kellie Krake and John F. Volpe
  • Four Articles on How the Legal Aid Community is Working to Protect Low-Income People From Losing Their Homes
  • and much, much more

The entire Cornerstone January-April 2008 Issue is available online. It includes:

  • "Access to Justice: A Mother's Day in Court" by Beverly McLeod Iseghohi
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Review of Brendlin v. California"
  • "Enought is Enough! Defenders Act on Excessive Caseloads" by Robert C. Boruchowitz
  • "Tapping into the Law School Market: Building Partnerships, Leveraging Resources" by Melanie Kushnir
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of Document September-December 2007 Cornerstone (pdf, 2 Mb) is available online. It includes:

  • "Public Defender Services of Lane County, Oregon Celebrates 30 Years of Service," by Greg Hazarabedian
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Review of Panetti v. Quarterman"
  • "Concerns and Considerations for Mitigation Specialists Handling International Investigations" by Cessie Alfonso
  • "The Route to Defender Preparedness" by Charles Wynder Jr.
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of Document May-August 2007 Cornerstone (pdf, 1 Mb) is available online. It includes:

  • "A Profile of Montana Legal Services Association," by Tara Veazey
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Review of Schriro v. Landrigan"
  • "Legal Help for Speakers of Other Languages: Three Ethical Traps" by Paul M. Uyehara
  • "A Look into Why are Children in Florida Treated as Enemy Combatants" by Carlos Martinez
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of Document 2007 Jan-April Cornerstone (pdf, 3 Mb) is available online. It includes:

  • "National Equal Justice Library Moves to Georgetown University," by Jack Londen
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Review of Whorton v. Bockting"
  • "A Look at the 40th Anniversary of In Re Gault:" by Robert L. Listenbee
  • "A Special Section on Immigrants & the Law"
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of Document Cornerstone - Fall 2006 (Volume 29, No.2) (pdf, 2 Mb) is available online. It includes:

  • "ABA House of Delegates Unanimously Passes Trio of Civil Legal Aid Resolutions," a report by Don Saunders
  • Laurence A. Benner and Marshall J. Hartman's "Reflections on Roberts Court's First Term"
  • "Farmworkers Achieve Victory in the Senate" by Adrienne DerVartanian
  • Maureen James' "Project Strives to Bring Humanity to Incarcerated, Recently Released People"
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of Document Cornerstone - Summer 2006 (Volume 28, No. 1) (pdf, 612 Kb) is available online. It includes:

  • "Justice on Hold: Katrina," A Special Section on the Legal Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
  • Stephen Saloom's "Eyewitness Identification Reform: Litigation is Critical, Yet All Avenues Must be Pursued"
  • "Reflections on a Client Lost, Wesley's Day — Decembery 5, 2005" by Lori James-Monroe
  • Judith Berman's "Advocating for Clients: Defenders and Collaboration in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems"
  • and much, much more

From the Fall 2005 issue:

We have posted two articles: "Katrina: Its Lessons and its Challenges for the Equal Justice Community," and "Supreme Court Watch," discussing House v. Bell and Hudson v. Michigan

The entire issue of Cornerstone Summer 2005 (Volume 27, No.1) (pdf, 513 Kb) is available online. It includes:

  • "A Victory for All of Us," Elizabeth Glannen Kehoe's discussion of Roper v. Simmons
  • Bob Echols' "The Rapid Expansion of State Access to Justice Commissions"
  • A Special Report, "Adding Legal Teeth fo Plans to End Homelessness."
  • "Creating Communities of Hope and Justice"
  • and much, much more

The entire issue of Cornerstone, Winter 2004/2005 (Volume 26, No.4) (pdf, 581 Kb) is available online. It includes articles on:

  • Interview with Dr. Deans
  • Tulia: Tip of the Drug War Iceberg
  • Why Every Legal Aid Program Should Have an Endowment Fund
  • You Don't Do Media? Then, Media Will Do You!
  • Parent Participation in Schools
  • and much, much, more
We have separately posted State Justice Communities: Where Do We Go From Here? (pdf, 175 Kb) , Don Saunders important article continuing this critical ongoing discussion.

The entire issue of Cornerstone Magazine Fall 2004 (Volume 26, No. 3) (pdf, 2 Mb) is available online. It includes articles on:

  • Reflections on Brown
  • Diversifying Our Leadership
  • Race Conscious Education Reform
  • Putting Human Rigths Arguments to Work for Indigent Clients
  • What a Sentencing Advocate Can Do in a Non-Capital Case
  • and much, much, more

The entire issue of Cornerstone Magazine Spring 2004 (Volume 26, No.1) (pdf, 1 Mb) is available online. It includes articles on:

  • National Initiative on Right to Counsel
  • Gideon Shattered
  • Strategies for Public Defender Hiring
  • Amicus Corner
  • and much, much, more

From the Winter 2003 - 2004 issue:

Document Annual Conference Takes a Look Back, a Look Ahead for Civil Legal Aid (pdf, 92 Kb) , by Don Saunders. At NLADA’s 2003 Annual Conference in Seattle The civil legal aid community addressed an agenda that looked back upon the many struggles and successes of the past, while also taking stock of a future filled with challenges and great promise. This article summarizes and introduces a series of articles on these issues.

Document Civil Gideon: The Right to Counsel in Civil Cases (pdf, 82 Kb) , by Alan Houseman. Two workshops at the NLADA Annual Conference in Seattle focused on recent developments in cases seeking to expand the right to counsel in civil cases. While it is unlikely that such a right will emerge at the federal level because of the current and likely future make-up of the U.S. Supreme Court, there are some new emerging efforts in Washington State and Maryland, among other states, to develop a civil right to counsel through state court litigation.

The entire Document Cornerstone, Fall 2003 (Volume 25, No. 2) (pdf, 910 Kb) issue of Cornerstone is now available on-line. It includes articles on:

  • Program Owned Evaluation,
  • LSC Appropriations
  • Defender Loan Repayment
  • Educating State Officials about Public Defense
  • The "Impact Leadership" Seminar Series
  • Mental Retardation: A Primer to Cope with Expert Testimony
  • The ABA's CEELI Program
  • Serotonin Deficit and Impulsive Violence
  • and much, much, more

The entire Spring 2003 (Volume 25, No. 1) (pdf, 826 Kb) is available on-line. It includes these articles:

  • East Tennessee A Living Laboratory for Serbian Seeking Community-Based Solutions
  • NLADA’s 2003 Exemplar Awards to Honor José de Lasa and Frank Moseley
  • Washington Watch - Defender
  • Evaluation Draws Funding Pledge for Nevada Public Defender
  • ACCD Opinion Says Defenders Must Limit Caseloads
  • Maryland Defenders Earn Budget Increase
  • Equal Justice Conf. Highlighted
  • Life in the Balance Draws 400
  • Reach for the Stars at Sublaw ‘03
  • 2003 NLADA Annual Conference
  • 2003 NLADA Leadership Elections
  • Community-Oriented Problem Solving
  • Houston DNA Labs
  • IOLTA Victory
  • Kutak-Dodds Prize Winners

The entire Winter 2002-2003 issue (Volume 24, No. 4) (pdf, 905 Kb) is available on-line. It includes these articles:

  • Reentry Established as Critical Civil and Defender Issue
  • Harnessing the Innocence Movement to Secure Broader Defender-Related Reforms
  • Gideon at Forty: The Promise Comes with a Price Tag
  • Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Washington IOLTA Case
  • Washington Watch-Civil
  • Washington Watch-Defender
  • IOLTA Update
  • Equal Justice Beacons Honored
  • New Access to Justice Report
  • The Forensics Library
  • Trainings & Conferences
  • SPAN Update
  • New DOJ Law
  • Defending Immigrants Partnership
  • Hotline Study
  • Hartman Receives Public Service Award

The entire Fall 2002 issue (Volume 24, No. 3) (pdf, 400 Kb) is now available on-line. It includes these articles:

  • Preparing for the Tidal Wave of Prisoner Reentry
  • Two Visionaries of Justice to Keynote
  • Meet an Equal Justice Investor
  • Leaders for Justice Initiative
  • 2002 Sublaw Conference
  • Appellate Defender Training
  • 170 Senior Attorneys Focus on Effective Advocacy at Utah Conference
  • Washington Watch-Civil
  • Washington Watch-Defender
  • Defenders Star in PBS Documentary
  • Spirit in Action: The Heart and Soul of the Advocate
  • 2002 Annual Conference Host Committee
  • Public Awareness Campaign Update
  • Migrant Advocacy Conference
  • NLADA Launches On-Line Training
  • Conference Panel Sessions: Dead or Alive?
  • Technology Section in Formation
  • NLADA Welcomes New Staff Members
  • Greenlee Wins O’Connor Award
  • NLADA Election Results

The entire Summer 2002 (pdf, 363 Kb) (Volume 24, No.2) is available on-line. It includes these articles:

  • Washington Watch
  • Equal Justice Conference
  • Howard Eisenberg Tribute
  • UNC Law Dean's “Call to Action”
  • Equal Justice Job Bank
  • Member Benefit Spotlight
  • SPAN Update
  • Justice Without Borders
  • Dearth of Qualified Interpreters Raises
  • Courtroom Barrier
  • Civil Leaders for Justice Institute
  • Kutak-Dodds Prizes
  • Public Defenders Go Prime-Time
  • Equal Justice Society Holds Inaugural Conference
  • NLADA Trainings & Conferences
  • NLADA's Newest Staff Members

The entire Spring 2002 Issue (Volume 24, No.1) (pdf, 814 Kb) is available. It includes:

  • Letters to the Editor
  • Justice for All
  • Washington Watch
  • Meet an Equal Justice Investor
  • Emerging Trends
  • 10 Principles of Public Defense
  • Campaign for Equal Access
  • Pensions: Kenucky Experience
  • Clara Shortricge Foltz Honored
  • New NLADA Staff
  • Leadership Can Be Taught
  • Defender Advocacy 2002, and
  • New PFEJ Study.

The entire Winter 2001 - 2002 Issue (Volume 23, No.4) (pdf, 757 Kb) is available. It includes:

  • Addressing the Challenge of Student Debt
  • Washington Watch
  • LSC Task Force Report Adopted
  • Two IOLTA Decisions Handed Down
  • Five Honored at Annual Conference
  • Will 9-11 Affect Crime Rates?
  • Spotlight on a State Legislator
  • Host Committee Welcomes NLADA to Miami
  • "National Training Calendar" Launched
  • Equal Justice Conference
  • Public Interest Attorneys Among CA's "100 Most Powerful"
  • NLADA to Expand National Leadership Institute
  • Member Benefit Spotlight
  • Latino Advocates Section Being Formed
  • Upcoming NLADA Trainings
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