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National meeting of prosecutors, policy experts and researchers

03/14/2019 09:00 AM

FIU and Loyola University Chicago are hosting the third national meeting of prosecutors, policy experts and researchers in Miami, on March 14, 2019. The meeting is organized as part of the Data Informed Prosecution Project.

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