Preliminary Evaluation of the 43rd Precinct Felony Case Preparation Project


This 1980 report is a preliminary evaluation of the Felony Case Preparation Project in the 43rd Precinct, which was developed jointly by the New York City Police Department and the Bronx District Attorney's Office with the assistance of Vera. The Project was designed to determine the impact of case preparation on the disposition of felony cases. Case preparation involves conducting immediate followup investigations on felony arrests and providing Arrest Investigation Reports to the District Attorney.


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No Child Should Appear in Immigration Proceedings Alone

Each year, thousands of immigrant children are placed into court proceedings in which government prosecutors seek to deport them unless those children can prove they have a right to stay in the United States. Many face these immigration proceedings alone. Many children have legal options that establish their ability to remain in the United States, ...

  • Alyssa Snider, Becca DiBennardo
December 23, 2021
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Bans on Holiday Cards and $30 Phone Calls—the Isolation of Prison

The way the United States separates people who are incarcerated from loved ones has always been harsh, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only made an already stressful situation worse. Since the pandemic began nearly two years ago, many of the nearly two million people incarcerated haven’t seen their loved ones—not even on a video call. And speaking w ...

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    Nazish Dholakia
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