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.
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This comprehensive resource guide is aimed at assisting prosecutors’ offices seeking to implement public-facing prosecutorial dashboards. Scroll through the document or click on the link below to access the PDF version.
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
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