2018-19 MAACS Roster Attorneys Only: Appointed Appellate Counsel Web Subscription

2018-19 MAACS Roster Attorneys Only: Appointed Appellate Counsel Web Subscription


Online access at www.sado.org to SADO’s Brief Bank, monthly emailed copies of the Criminal Defense Newsletter and appellate decision summaries, online and PDF access to the most current Defender Trial, Plea & Sentencing, Motions and Habeas Books, and practical manuals, including the “Defender Guide for Attorneys: Policies and Procedures of the Michigan Department of Corrections,” the “Defender Guide to Michigan’s Commutation Process,” and the popular Defender Sentencing Guidelines Manual Annotated.

Access to a Misconduct Database, Expert Witness Database, User Pleadings, Training Video Archive and 24 hour access to a highly active Forum (criminal defense attorney-only e-mail and web-based discussion group) with over 400 criminal defense attorney subscribers.

An annual subscription to Westlaw, allowing unrestricted access to all state and federal case law and secondary legal sources and more; and an annual membership to the National Association for Public Defense, allowing access to hundreds of free trainings, webinars, and additional resources.

Statement from Westlaw: MAACS provides Westlaw access to criminal appellate counsel from a roster of attorneys and SADO to represent indigent clients and remain educated in the law and legal developments that are relevant to their appointed criminal appellate practice. The use of Westlaw beyond these purposes is prohibited. All participants must sign a Schedule C to the Thomson Reuters General Terms and Conditions to receive access to Westlaw. SADO will administer and manage passwords issued under this program. MAACS prohibits use of Westlaw for any matter outside of the scope of work for the program. SADO will revoke access to any participant that abuses the terms of their access or who is removed from the program.

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