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APA and BJA Release Latest Edition of Lex Quod Ordo Newsletter
Welcome to the latest edition of Lex Quod Ordo (Law and Order), APA’s quarterly newsletter dedicated to high performance prosecution. This fall has been a busy and productive time at APA, and we look forward to sharing with you our recent projects and successes. Most recently, APA, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Center for Court Innovation (CCI), hosted the 9th National Prosecution Summit in Dallas, Texas on September 22- 24.


Smart Prosecution Practices: Seven Recommendations to Integrate Science and Justice
The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys has published a framework for the “high performance” prosecutor that includes “integrating the progression of forensic science and technology into criminal investigations and trial courtrooms.


 Current News

Bittersweet Holiday Tradition Helps Families Honor Crime Victims
Two-year-old Makynlee Patton was not yet born when her grandmother, Jeanie Patton, died as a result of a sniper’s bullet.

This year marks the first Christmas that Mary Lou Morrison will spend without her only brother, George A. Molle Jr., who was murdered in his Kanawha City home.

The fourth annual Angel Tree Lighting Ceremony was held Monday morning in the Kanawha County prosecutor’s office to remember homicide victims as well as families whose lives were shattered in the wake of tragedy.

Charleston Daily Mail

Philadelphia District Attorney and APA Board Member Seth Williams Drops 45 Pounds To Help Fight ALS
YO, HAVE YOU seen District Attorney Seth Williams lately? The 47-year-old looks lean and buff. He's dropped 45 pounds - and he did it in just 100 days. One hundred days.

Philadelphia Daily News


Jefferson County Alabama District Attorney Creates New Unit With Eye on Corruption and White Collar Crime
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jefferson County District Attorney Brandon Falls is forming a new team to concentrate on white-collar crime and public corruption in the Birmingham area. His motivation: A jump in thefts and fraud schemes by workers in the government and private sectors.


 Technical Assistance

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys provides 24/7 technical assistance and professional case consultation to prosecutors. Please submit requests to the following email and you will be contacted within 24 hours: info@apainc.org

 About APA

APA was incorporated to act as a global forum for the exchange of ideas, allow prosecutors to collaborate with all criminal justice partners, conduct timely and effective technical assistance and provide access to technology for the enhancement of the prosecutorial function.

In addition, APA will serve as a model organization and an advocate for prosecutors on emerging issues related to the administration of justice.

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