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.

Access the Report