Press Release: Measures For Justice Helps Contra Costa County, CA, Get A More Transparent Criminal Justice System

Contact: Beth Parker Beth.parker@apainc.org Measures For Justice Helps Contra Costa County, CA, Get A More Transparent Criminal Justice System   Contra Costa County is part of a national program to increase prosecutor data transparency and accountability. (Contra Costa County, CA) January TK, 2024 - Measures for Justice (MFJ), in partnership with the Association of

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Press Release: Report Finds Prosecutor Case Backlog Has Worsened since the Pandemic, Harming the Judicial System

Contact: Beth Parker Beth.parker@apainc.org For Immediate Release Report Finds Prosecutor Case Backlog Has Worsened since the Pandemic, Harming the Judicial System Survey by Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and Lafayette College reveals mounting caseload challenges facing U.S. prosecutors  January 17, 2024—U.S. prosecutor offices have an average of more than 14,000 cases awaiting trial, according

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Press Release: APA Responds to Erosion of Prosecutorial Independence and Separation of Powers

Contact: Beth Parker Beth.parker@apainc.org For Immediate Release The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Responds to Erosion of Prosecutorial Independence and Separation of Powers Prosecutors issue statement and policy brief on the importance of prosecutorial independence to uphold the rule of law, pursue justice and ensure safety WASHINGTON, DC, USA, December 21, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ --

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Measures for Justice Helps Fairfax County, VA, Pursue Its Goal of a More Transparent Criminal Justice System

Fairfax is part of seven other communities across the U.S. to participate in data assessments to increase prosecutor accountability (Fairfax County, VA) November 9, 2023 – To combat a lack of standardized criminal justice metrics, the Fairfax County, VA, Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney (OCA) announces the completion of a data assessment to help

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Press Release: APA Launches Survivor Centered Diversion Pilot Project

Contact: Beth Parker Beth.parker@apainc.org For Immediate Release The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Launches Survivor Centered Diversion Pilot Project Project aims to address strong correlation between survivors of gender-based violence and eventual interface with the criminal justice system WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2023—The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) announced today that they have selected

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APA Statement on Dire State of Afghan Prosecutors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2023 The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) Issues Statement on Dire State of Afghan Prosecutors Two Years After Fall of Kabul APA asks Congress to Expand Afghan Adjustment Act to Include Justice Sector Personnel Washington, DC– On the second-year anniversary of the fall of Kabul and the end of

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Press Release: APA’s Statement on Monique Worrell

Press Contact: David LaBahn, david.labahn@apainc.org (202)570-0763 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APA's Statement on Monique Worrell The role of the duly elected chief prosecutor is to serve their communities as ministers of justice. The voters of Orange and Osceola County, Florida elected Monique Worrell to fulfill that role, which she has done dutifully until her

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PRESS RELEASE: Innovative Program Addresses Retail Theft

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Launches Innovative Pilot Program to Address Low-Level Retail Theft and Increase Public Safety Five Sites Selected to Pilot Intervention Program Press Contact:  Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Marlene Biener marlene.biener@apainc.org 201-889-2345 Justice System Partners Kate Florio info@justicesystempartners.org (774)-501-2286 WASHINGTON, D.C. – 07/06/2023 – The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys

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APA Statement on Covenant School Shooting and Mass Violence

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys grieves with the families and community reeling from the horrifying and tragic violence of March 27th.  Gun violence is a public health crisis. The connection between mass violence and prior warning signs, such as incidents of domestic violence or animal abuse, must be acknowledged, and taken seriously, by prosecutors,

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PRESS RELEASE: JustLeadershipUSA and Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Collaborate to Issue Historic Report on Advancing Race Equity in the Criminal Legal System

Press Contact: David LaBahn, david.labahn@APAInc.org (202) 570-0763 JustLeadershipUSA and Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Collaborate to Issue Historic Report on Advancing Race Equity in the Criminal Legal System Washington, DC - February 14, 2023 - JustLeadershipUSA and the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) released a new report, Building the Table: Advancing Race Equity in

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