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APA Launches Reproductive Health Resource for Prosecutors Website

New Reproductive Health Resource for Prosecutors The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA)  Announces the launch of its new Reproductive Health Resource for Prosecutors. APA's Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Project has developed a platform to provide medically-based information and scientific research in reproductive health. The purpose of this resource is to advance the

2022-01-06T14:42:41-05:00January 6th, 2022|Announcements, Featured, News, Reproductive Health Access|Comments Off on APA Launches Reproductive Health Resource for Prosecutors Website

PRESS RELEASE: Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee Releases Statement on the Criminalization of Reproductive Health

  Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee Releases Statement on the Criminalization of Reproductive Health   For Immediate Release December 1, 2021 Contact: Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecutor and Co-chair, Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee, (816) 881-3555 The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA), through its

2022-01-06T11:16:12-05:00December 1st, 2021|Announcements, Featured, Press Release, Reproductive Health Access|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee Releases Statement on the Criminalization of Reproductive Health

NEW RESOURCE: Collateral Consequences Website

APA is pleased to announce the release of our new online resource meant to guide prosecutors in their efforts to minimize unnecessary collateral consequences. The Collateral Consequences resource website, located at https://bit.ly/APACCSite, is the culmination of a project launched by APA with support from the Koch Foundation in 2019 to address issues of unrelated

2021-11-23T10:01:11-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Announcements, Collateral Consequences, Featured, News, Resources|Comments Off on NEW RESOURCE: Collateral Consequences Website

PRESS RELEASE: Prosecutor Workplace and Compensation Study

New Study Finds Staffing Shortages, High Workloads and Low Compensation Among the Nation’s Largest Prosecutors’ Offices WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 22, 2021– Researchers at Lafayette College, in collaboration with the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA), have released a new study reporting findings from a survey of the nation’s largest prosecutors’ offices. Dr. Adam Biener,

2021-12-01T16:22:02-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, News, Press Release, Prosecutorial News, Safety & Justice, Survey|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Prosecutor Workplace and Compensation Study

Prosecutor Workplace and Compensation Study

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is proud to announce the publication of the "Prosecutor Workplace and Compensation Study" with research partner Dr. Adam Biener at Lafayette College. This report illustrates exactly how prosecutors' offices around the country are facing stagnant compensation, staffing shortages, resource deficit, and case overload, particularly in light of the pandemic.

2021-11-22T12:07:18-05:00November 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prosecutor Workplace and Compensation Study

PRESS RELEASE: Saint Paul and Columbus City Attorney’s Offices to Continue Trust and Legitimacy Project

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and The Yale Justice Collaboratory Select Saint Paul and Columbus City Attorney’s Offices to Continue Trust and Legitimacy Project WASHINGTON, D.C. and New Haven, Conn. – November 17, 2021– The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, in partnership with Yale Law School’s Justice Collaboratory and LaGratta Consulting, announced today that they have

2021-11-18T11:31:16-05:00November 17th, 2021|Announcements, APA In The News, Elevating Trust and Legitimacy, Featured, News, Press Release, Program Highlights|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Saint Paul and Columbus City Attorney’s Offices to Continue Trust and Legitimacy Project

SLCo District Attorney Office allowing project researchers to review cases over 5-year span

“SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Handpicked out of 27 prosecuting offices from across the country, the Salt Lake County District Attorney Office is opening its cases back up for the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Yale Law School, and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for the Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors Project.” Read the Full Article

2021-11-10T15:49:26-05:00November 5th, 2021|APA In The News, Elevating Trust and Legitimacy, Featured, Highlights, News|Comments Off on SLCo District Attorney Office allowing project researchers to review cases over 5-year span

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Announces Convening of Advisory Committee for Addressing Disparities in Reproductive Health

For Immediate Release The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) this week launched the first meeting of an advisory committee composed of prosecutors from across the country to provide leadership and guidance for its new and compelling project, Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health. Funded by the Collaborative for Gender + Reproductive Equity (CGRE), the aim

2021-11-01T10:35:30-04:00November 1st, 2021|APA In The News, Featured, Press Release, Reproductive Health Access|Comments Off on Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Announces Convening of Advisory Committee for Addressing Disparities in Reproductive Health

New Release: Study by the CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance

Prosecutors wield a significant amount of power and discretion in the criminal legal system—meaning they can play a major role in creating a fairer system. Recognizing this, in 2019, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office partnered with ISLG to conduct an in-depth analysis of racial and ethnic disparities across key stages in the prosecutorial process.

2021-10-29T14:52:02-04:00October 29th, 2021|Featured, News, Press Release, Racial Equity, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on New Release: Study by the CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance
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