NCSL’s Standing Committees develop policy directives and resolutions, adopted by the conference, that serve to guide NCSL's advocacy before the federal government. See a list of officers and NCSL staff and members and workgroups.
Recent federal activity for NCSL’s Law Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee include testimonies for committee hearings, letters on pending federal legislation, comments on proposed federal agency actions, and bill and regulations summaries.
The State and Local Legal Center files amicus briefs, conducts moot courts and provides other assistance in connection with the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee Newsletter is an NCSL electronic newsletter for committee members and interested staff. This newsletter provides monthly updates and links to the latest research and news highlights.