Home     Employment     Members Only Login     Listserv     Contact Us     
Association for Prosecuting Attorneys, Prosecutors, District Attorney and National District Attorney
 APA Overview       Programs       Events       Press Room       Resources       Become a Member       Donate 

 APA Highlights

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

New Hampshire DA's Safe School Summit Focuses on Positive Learning Environment
The 3rd Annual Safe School Summit organized by the Northwestern district attorney’s office. The two-day event began Tuesday with a series of speakers and workshops at the Log Cabin in Holyoke. District Attorney David E. Sullivan said the purpose of the summit is to teach educators and law enforcement the best ways to create a safe learning environment in schools.

New Hampshire Gazette

Former Montgomery County Pennsylvania DA Stands By Decision Not To Charge Bill Cosby
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – He’s known for his quick wit and comedic timing, but once again, Bill Cosby is facing rape allegations. He avoided the topic on Sunday night in Erie, Pa. and has yet to make a statement, but it all started a few weeks ago in Philadelphia, when comedian Hannibal Buress called Cosby a rapist, igniting past allegations.

“I was surprised it got international legs,” says former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor, who also says he has no regrets for the way he handled a potential rape case involving comedian Bill Cosby in 2005.

CBS Philadelphia

Suffolk County Massachusetts Law Enforcement Seeking Additional Witness Protection Funds
Law-enforcement officials in Suffolk County are pushing for more money to protect victims and witnesses of violent crimes who testify in court, saying the current funding levels leave them running out of money every year.

One lawmaker says Boston legislators hope to double the budget next year, calling the witness protection program “vital” and deserving of full funding.

Boston Globe

 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.

Member Secure Login Center
Username/Email Address


Follow APAinc on Twitter

Legal Disclaimer | Notice of Federal Funding and Federal Disclaimer