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

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,

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

PRESS RELEASE: National Advisory Group Releases Resource Guide

National Advisory Group Releases Resource Guide Aimed to Help Prosecutors Use Data to Increase Transparency and Accountability WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 18, 2021 – The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and Measures for Justice, working with a national advisory group of prosecutors, researchers, philanthropic foundations and national organizations, has released a comprehensive resource guide aimed

National Prosecutorial Dashboards: Lessons Learned, Themes, and Categories for Consideration

This comprehensive resource guide is aimed at assisting prosecutors’ offices seeking to implement public-facing prosecutorial dashboards. Scroll through the document or click on the link below to access the PDF version.

Job Posting: Senior Assistant District Attorney, Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office

Senior Assistant District Attorney Apply today to join the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office! Summary The Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office is seeking to hire a Senior Assistant District Attorney. This individual will be responsible for assisting the District Attorney by litigating intermediate and high-level cases. Assigned duties will include assignment to the Conviction

2021-09-30T14:53:23-04:00September 24th, 2021|Announcements, Featured, Job Postings, News|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office for Trust and Legitimacy Pilot Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Marlene Biener, Senior Deputy General Counsel marlene.biener@apainc.org Yale Justice Collaboratory Caroline Sarnoff, Executive Director caroline.sarnoff@yale.edu The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and The Yale Justice Collaboratory Select Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office for Trust and Legitimacy Pilot Project WASHINGTON, D.C. and New Haven, Conn. – August

2021-08-19T10:34:17-04:00August 19th, 2021|Announcements, APA In The News, Elevating Trust and Legitimacy, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office for Trust and Legitimacy Pilot Project

Race and Prosecutorial Diversion: Report

July 30, 2021 This week, researchers from Prosecutorial Performance Indicators, a project of Florida International University and Loyola University Chicago, released a new report illustrating that Black people charged with felonies are less likely to have their cases referred to a diversion program, or programs that open the door for a person to address

2021-07-30T12:38:07-04:00July 30th, 2021|Announcements, Featured, News, Racial Equity, Resources, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on Race and Prosecutorial Diversion: Report

APA Releases Position Statement for Pretrial Release in DV Cases

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys has published a position statement on pretrial release in domestic violence cases. To read the seven recommendations, click the link below. Download the PDF

2021-07-09T10:04:08-04:00July 8th, 2021|Announcements, Domestic Violence, Featured, News, Resources|Comments Off on APA Releases Position Statement for Pretrial Release in DV Cases
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