All Resources

Letter to Louisiana House Judiciary Committee

Letter opposing proposed Capital Oversight Committee (LA HB 605).

Letter to the Orleans District Attorney

Letter relating to the prosecution of a public defense investigator. “Circumstances in Orleans Parish require us to speak out against your decision to use the full force of the criminal justice system to target an investigator at the OPD for […]

Louisiana’s 16th Judicial District Public Defender Office Technical Assistance Report

Report on technical assistance provided by NAPD and authorized by American University, School of Public Affairs, Justice Programs Office through BJA Right to Counsel Technical Assistance Grant No. 2016-10-1.

Statement in Opposition to Louisiana SB8

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to voice our opposition to Senate Bill 8, a bill that would replace the multi-stakeholder Louisiana Public Defender Board with a state public defender selected by the Governor. If enacted, this legislation […]