The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is a nationwide coalition of lawyers committed to an equitable justice system. Their mission is to advocate for legislative reform and provide legal resources that help ensure that all individuals receive a fair trial and rational judgment from the peers, as well as humane treatment while they are in the custody of the state. The organization fosters broad and diverse collaborative relationships with community organizations, policymakers and justice reform advocates in order to address systemic racism in the justice system from all angles. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is committed to improving the ability of the criminal defense bar to protect the rights of the accused and to motivate grassroots activism designed to improve the criminal justice system for all individuals. For more information about the specific campaigns and efforts of the organization, or to connect with local partners, individuals should utilize the information provided on the organization website.