CDRC Subscriptions

The Criminal Defense Resource Center offers resources, services, and trainings to criminal defense practitioners throughout the state.

CDRC web subscribers have access to the following resources:

  • All of our Defender Books and Practice Manuals
  • The Criminal Defense Newsletter
  • Access to SADO’s Brief Bank where users can find pleadings filed by SADO attorneys in the trial and appellate courts.
  • Appellate case summaries delivered to your inbox monthly.
  • A Expert Witness Database containing transcripts from experts testifying throughout the state; the database is searchable by expert name, type, and county.
  • The Misconduct Database containing misconduct documents relating to police officers throughout the state; the database is searchable by officer name, county, and misconduct type.
  • The User Pleadings Database containing pleadings filed by SADO attorneys and subscribers; the database is searchable by pleading type, filer, and county.
  • Access to live trainings and a wealth of archived training videos and materials on topics such as motion practice, sentencing, forensic sciences, and much more.
  • 24-hour access to a criminal defense attorney-only e-mail and web-based forum with over 1,500 criminal defense attorney subscribers.
  • And, much more!

Questions? Call Heather Waara at 313-256-9833.

Print versions of our Defender Books, Criminal Defense Newsletters, and Manuals can be purchased separately or in addition to any web-based product plan. Full information and pricing can be found and purchased online using SADO's Products page.