Virtual: Pandemic Lessons, Police Accountability and the Shifting Role of the Prosecutor

June 16, 2020

2:00 pm EDT

In the past two months, prosecutors’ offices and court systems across the nation have seen
their daily work to maintain constitutional justice uprooted, altered, and halted in response
to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, in response to George Floyd’s death, the criminal
justice system also began facing calls for expanded police accountability. The role of the
prosecutor is changing rapidly and the steps that prosecutors take in the upcoming months
could impact the justice system for years to come.

CNA and the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) will host a virtual discussion about three offices’ experiences throughout the pandemic and the challenges facing prosecutors during these unprecedented times. This event will highlight the prosecutor’s role in police accountability along with lessons learned and adaptations that have been made in the past two months.

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Moderated by: Adam Gelb, President & CEO, Council on Criminal Justice

Presented by:

Raul Torrez, District Attorney, Bernalillo County (New Mexico)
Kim Foxx, State’s Attorney, Cook County (Illinois)
Kim Ogg, District Attorney, Harris County (Texas)

Registration for this event is free!


Questions about this event? Contact CNA at

National District Attorneys Association
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

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