Loyola University Chicago and Florida International University are hosting the fourth national meeting of prosecutors, policy experts and researchers in Chicago, on October 18, 2019. The meeting is organized as part of the Data Informed Prosecution Project.
The 2019 American Society of Criminology Annual Conference is being held in San Francisco, CA at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The theme for this year's conference is "Criminology in the New Era: Confronting Injustice and Inequalities."
The report presents findings pertaining to racial and ethnic disparities across five decision points: Case filing; Charge changes from arrest to filing; Disposition type; Charge changes from filing to disposition; and Sentencing.
The Hillsborough State Attorney's Office is one of four prosecutors' offices nationwide to participate in a two-year academic study focused on improving prosecutorial practices.
This report presents the results of 78 interviews and 275 surveys completed with prosecutors in Jacksonville, FL, Chicago, IL, Tampa, FL, and Milwaukee, WI. It is the first in a series of reports of the national project focusing on advancing prosecutorial effectiveness and fairness funded by the MacArthur Foundation.
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