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Justice in Pima County: Week 16

Justice in Pima County: Week 16

The question of prevention floats through my mind all day, every day. Once again this week, we had a terrible three consecutive days with homicides reported. We have extraordinary professionals here who are equipped to provide services to the survivors and to hold...
Justice in Pima County: Week 15

Justice in Pima County: Week 15

Another victim-centered week, as our thoughts go to the uptick in homicides, the use of firearms, the trauma in our community, and the well-timed arrival of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which begins this Sunday, April 18. There is no time like the present to...
Justice in Pima County: Week 14

Justice in Pima County: Week 14

This week was long. We met with three different sets of parents; some meetings included grandparents and uncles, each of whom had lost a child. I took these meetings in private practice as a legal victim representative, but I never had three in one week. This job has...
Justice in Pima County: Week 13

Justice in Pima County: Week 13

Highlights from Lucky 13… The Pima County Attorney’s Office is not the only agency going through an historic transition. Many of our partner agencies are, as well. At Pima County Justice Court, where County misdemeanors and limited civil matters are heard, Judge...
Justice in Pima County: Week 12

Justice in Pima County: Week 12

Snow on the mountain peaks; warm sun on the desert floor. Also this week: We conducted 12 more attorney interviews, coincidentally, in Week 12. Ordinarily, the process would involve an interview team making recommendations to me, but we want to strengthen the...
Justice in Pima County: Week 11

Justice in Pima County: Week 11

All, Snow, rain & sun, all in one week. Welcome to… spring? This week, we met with Gary Harrison, Pima County Clerk of the Superior Court (pictured above, 2018), and I can’t wait to partner with him as the Court continues to move to electronic filing and as we...