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. Justice in Decision-Making: Studying Racial & Ethnic Disparities in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, released October 28, describes the findings of this study.
Read below for the press release and learn more about this resource.