Case Backlogs News Roundup 9/12/22

This article discusses the link between court backlogs on violent crime rates and explores the different causal connections associated with this backlog, such as the interruption of court services during the pandemic and staffing shortages. The article also gives examples of ways other jurisdictions have approached the issue. The advent of the new

2022-09-12T09:43:32-04:00September 12th, 2022|Case Backlogs, Featured, News|Comments Off on Case Backlogs News Roundup 9/12/22

NEW Case Backlogs Listserv Created

We at APA are happy to announce that we have created a Prosecutorial Case Backlogs listserv for prosecutors and prosecution teams to use. This listserv is created under the Case Backlogs Project, funded by Stand Together Trust (STT). The listserv is housed on Google Groups and has the dual function of an email listserv

2022-09-09T17:32:36-04:00September 9th, 2022|Announcements, Case Backlogs, Featured, News, Program Highlights, Resources|Comments Off on NEW Case Backlogs Listserv Created

County Officials advancing Racial Equity (CORE) Seeking Inaugural Members

NACo’s County Officials advancing Racial Equity (CORE) in Justice Network is seeking inaugural members interested in identifying and eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system. Leaders in the Network will engage with peers, attend site visits and learn about strategies from experts. At the end of the program, CORE Justice Network participants

2022-09-08T11:52:18-04:00September 8th, 2022|Announcements, Featured, News, Racial Equity|Comments Off on County Officials advancing Racial Equity (CORE) Seeking Inaugural Members

Press Release: APA’s Statement on Andrew Warren

Press Contact: David LaBahn, david.labahn@apainc.org (202)570-0763 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APA's Statement on Andrew Warren The role of the prosecutor is to serve their communities as ministers of justice. The voters of Hillsborough County, Florida elected Andrew Warren to fulfill that role, which he has done dutifully until his sudden removal by Governor Desantis.

2022-08-05T15:51:05-04:00August 5th, 2022|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Press Release: APA’s Statement on Andrew Warren

Mass Violence Weekly News Roundup 8/02/22

This week’s news roundup on cases of mass violence relevant to prosecutors and prosecution teams is featured below. NBC Washington 8/01/2022 A shooting outside of a Northeast Washington, DC apartment complex left one person dead and five injured Monday evening. WFTS 7/31/22 A mass shooting in downtown Orlando, Florida left seven people

2022-08-02T11:02:03-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Featured, Gun Violence, Mass Violence, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Mass Violence Weekly News Roundup 8/02/22

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 8/02/22

Below is this week’s roundup of relevant capital case developments. CBS Pittsburgh 08/02/2022 The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for a man convicted of killing a couple he was housesitting for. CBS News Miami 8/02/2022 Family members of the Parkland shooting victims testified at the gunman's sentencing trial on

2022-08-02T10:30:34-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 8/02/22

Press Release: APA Issues Preliminary Report on New Recommendations for State and Local Prosecutors to Address Violence Against Elected Officials, Public Servants, and Government Institutions

Press Contact: David LaBahn david.labahn@apainc.org 202-570-0763 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release: APA Issues Preliminary Report on New Recommendations for State and Local Prosecutors to Address Violence Against Elected Officials, Public Servants, and Government Institutions The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA), in partnership with the Joyce Foundation announced today the release of the preliminary

2022-08-03T14:27:46-04:00July 28th, 2022|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Press Release: APA Issues Preliminary Report on New Recommendations for State and Local Prosecutors to Address Violence Against Elected Officials, Public Servants, and Government Institutions

Mass Violence Weekly News Roundup 7/26/22

This week’s news roundup on cases of mass violence relevant to prosecutors and prosecution teams is featured below. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 25, 2022 A fifth person has been charged in a May mass shooting that injured 17 people in Milwaukee.  He has been accused of firing a weapon during the coordinated attack.

2022-07-26T12:23:17-04:00July 26th, 2022|Featured, Gun Violence, Mass Violence, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Mass Violence Weekly News Roundup 7/26/22

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/26/22

Below is this week’s roundup of relevant capital case developments. WRTV July 19, 2022 Delaware County Prosecutor Eric Hoffman is considering the death penalty for two men accused of killing three people in connection to a robbery. KSLA July 19, 2022 The convicted murderer of State Trooper Steven Vincent was sentenced to

2022-07-26T11:56:43-04:00July 26th, 2022|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/26/22

Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/19/22

Below is this week’s roundup of relevant capital case developments. ABC News July 18, 2022 The Parkland shooter's death penalty trial has begun. KTVB July 15, 2022 Lori Vallow's defense team has filed three motions asking for her indictment to be returned to the grand jury for more hearings, including on the

2022-07-20T16:27:57-04:00July 19th, 2022|Capital Litigation, Featured, News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Capital Litigation Weekly News Roundup 7/19/22
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