Press Release: Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee Releases Statement on the Criminalization of Abortion

For Immediate Release May 5, 2022 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 Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee, hereby releases this Statement of Prosecutors on the criminalization of abortion. “As prosecutors, our clients are

2022-05-05T16:57:40-04:00May 5th, 2022|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, News, Press Release, Reproductive Health Access|Comments Off on Press Release: Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and Addressing Disparities to Reproductive Health Advisory Committee Releases Statement on the Criminalization of Abortion

SJC, NLADA, and APA Partner to Launch the Collaborative Leadership for Racial Equity!

Through the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge (SJC), the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) are pleased to announce the launch of Collaborative Leadership for Racial Equity, a program for public defenders and prosecutors to engage in the work of advancing racial equity together. This

2022-03-16T15:40:10-04:00March 16th, 2022|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, Highlights, News, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on SJC, NLADA, and APA Partner to Launch the Collaborative Leadership for Racial Equity!

Capital Case Litigation: Supreme Court Update

Date: January 27, 2022 Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should vacate the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama's injunction of the execution of Matthew Reeves. Outcome: Injunction vacated Split: 5-4 (Chief Justice Roberts, and Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh in the majority; Kagan for the dissent, joined by Breyer and

2022-02-03T11:41:21-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News, Supreme Court|Comments Off on Capital Case Litigation: Supreme Court Update

IIP Publishes New Report: “Restorative Justice”

In pursuit of a fulfilling and fair justice system, the IIP has published its new report, “Restorative Justice: A Best Practice Guide for Prosecutors in Smaller Jurisdictions.” This guide is the first of a series to be produced through the IIP’s Beyond Big Cities Initiative. The new report, authored by County Attorney Reese Frederickson (Pine County, MN), IIP Deputy

2022-01-28T16:12:27-05:00February 2nd, 2022|News, Resources|Comments Off on IIP Publishes New Report: “Restorative Justice”

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

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

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

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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