MACDL Bylaws Article II

MISSION


Section 1. The Association is formed exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes, including, without limitation, the following:

(a) To promote study and research in the field of criminal defense law and the related arts;

(b) To disseminate by lectures, seminars, publications, and other means, the advancement of the knowledge of the law and of relevant scientific topics as both relate to criminal defense practice;

(c) To promote the proper administration of criminal justice, including defending the independence of the judiciary to the extent it exists and to increasing if for the protection of the rights of all persons within the jurisdiction of the State of Missouri;

(d) To foster, maintain and encourage the integrity, independence, and expertise of the defense lawyers in criminal cases;

(e) To foster periodic meetings of defense lawyers and to provide a forum for the exchange of information regarding the administration of criminal justice; and 
 
(f) In the foregoing ways and otherwise to promote the protection of individual rights, especially due process for persons accused of crime, and self-discipline by governments in the imposition of criminal sanctions and sentences; advocacy for criminal defense lawyers who are subjected to adverse action for zealous representation of accused persons; and the improvement of the practice of criminal law and of the procedures employed in criminal cases.

UPCOMING EVENTS

MACDL Board Calendar

  • January 26, 2019 - Camden on the Lake, Lake Ozark, MO
  • April 4, 2019- Ameristar, St. Charles, MO
  • July 2019- Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, MO

Be sure to RSVP to MACDL if you plan to attend.


CLE Calendar

MACDL is an accredited provider of CLE in Missouri.  In addition, MACDL  may apply for Kansas CLE credit.  Hours for each state will be identified at Seminar.


MACDL Spring CLE

The All-Stars of Direct and Cross-Examination
Featuring LARRY POZNER
When: Thursday/Friday, April 4-5, 2019
Time: Starting Thursday at 1:00p
Where: Ameristar Casino
One Ameristar Blvd., St. Charles, MO
Hotel: room block ends March 15, 2019
Register Online: click here
Paper Form: click here
Agenda:
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Address

101 East High Street, Suite 200
P. O. Box 1543
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Contacts

Email: info "at" macdl.net
Phone: 573 636-2822
Fax: 573 636-9749

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