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Pre-arrest screening by prosecutors is financially prudent and socially just

Lowrey-Kinberg, Belén, Bowman, Rachel and Gould, Jon (2022) Pre-arrest screening by prosecutors is financially prudent and socially just. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (21 Sep 2022). Blog Entry.

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Prosecutors have the power to practically address some of the problems facing the American judicial system. Belén Lowrey-Kinberg, Rachel Bowman, and Jon Gould argue that screening cases with an on-call prosecutor before an arrest takes place can save counties money, prevent innocent people from spending time in jail, and allow resources to be devoted more efficiently in other areas of policing. Through a broader implementation of pre-arrest screening practices, police departments can work towards building a justice system that is more racially and socially fair.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2022 13:51
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:45

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