March 13, 2020
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PDAA Offers Guidelines on Disclosing Potential Credibility Issues Involving Police Witnesses
December 11, 2019
HARRISBURG, PA – Guidelines on how to disclose possible credibility issues involving law enforcement officers — intended to ensure prosecutorial and investigative integrity — were issued today by the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA).Learn More
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In the News
DAs Collaborating Locally to Responsibly Decrease Juvenile Populations at Youth Centers
Categorical release of juveniles is not in the best interest of either the juveniles or the community, PDAA tells Supreme Court. HARRISBURG, PA – In response to the health issues.Read the full article
PDAA to Supreme Court: ACLU Filing to Release Jailed Inmates is Overbroad, Fails to Consider Individual Needs of Defendants and Ignores Requirements of Crime Victim’s Act
HARRISBURG, PA – At the request of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA) today submitted a response to a petition the ACLU filed Monday, March 30,.Read the full article