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

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

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|0 Comments

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

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
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