Participate in this Eyewitness Identification Study

Perceptions of Eyewitness Evidence Principal Researcher: Assistant Professor Laura Smalarz ASU School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Purpose: This study is being conducted by faculty from the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University and Duke University School of Law. The purpose of this study is to understand how criminal prosecutors

2021-10-15T14:23:10-04:00October 13th, 2021|Featured, Survey|0 Comments

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

NPPJ and Arnold Ventures Are Accepting Proposals for Prosecution Research!

Arnold Ventures and the National Partnership for Pretrial Justice are accepting proposals for research on the role of prosecution and prosecutorial decisions at various points along the criminal justice process. We will consider proposals that: Assess prosecutorial policies or practices that aim to change outcomes around one or more of the five prosecutorial decision-making points;

2021-06-16T16:38:28-04:00June 16th, 2021|Featured, News|Comments Off on NPPJ and Arnold Ventures Are Accepting Proposals for Prosecution Research!

Job Posting: CNMI Office of Attorney General

Job Posting: Chief Prosecutor JOB TITLE: Chief Prosecutor The Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is currently seeking applicants for the position of Chief Prosecutor. The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is a government in political union with the United States of America. It

2021-06-02T17:45:36-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Featured, Job Postings|Comments Off on Job Posting: CNMI Office of Attorney General

APA’s New Driver’s License Suspensions Diversion Resource Page

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, with the support of the Charles Koch Foundation, has created a living resource for prosecutors and prosecution teams wanting to learn more about the collateral consequences arising from driver's license suspensions--and how to address them. To learn more about this resource, please visit the link below! Diversion Toolkit: Driver's

2021-05-26T15:07:28-04:00May 26th, 2021|Announcements, Collateral Consequences, Featured, Program Highlights, Resources|Comments Off on APA’s New Driver’s License Suspensions Diversion Resource Page

Statement on the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

May 25, 2021 On April 20, 2021, 330 days after George Floyd was killed, some small measure of justice and accountability was served when a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts.  Today marks the anniversary of George Floyd’s death. At this one year mark, APA has spent time contemplating the appropriate

2021-05-25T09:16:50-04:00May 25th, 2021|Announcements, Featured, Racial Equity, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on Statement on the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death
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