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References can be found below for each of the following sections:

-DAs Report to You: A Campaign for District Attorney Transparency
-What Makes the DA so Powerful?
-How DA Elections Work
-Find Your District Attorney
-How DAs Impact Communities
-Prosecution During a Global Pandemic
-Be a DA for a Day

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DAs Report to You: A Campaign for District Attorney Transparency

[i] https://mlk50.com/2019/01/15/tennessees-population-is-18-percent-black-none-of-its-district-attorneys-are/

[ii] https://www.vera.org/downloads/publications/people-in-jail-and-prison-in-spring-2021.pdf

[iii] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/governorsoffice-documents/governorlee-documents/CJInvestmentTaskForceReport.pdf

[iv] https://www.prisonpolicy.org/profiles/TN.html

[v] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/governorsoffice-documents/governorlee-documents/CJInvestmentTaskForceReport.pdf

[vi] https://www.tn.gov/transparenttn/state-financial-overview/interactive-budget/state-budget.html

[vii] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/governorsoffice-documents/governorlee-documents/CJInvestmentTaskForceReport.pdf

[viii] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/governorsoffice-documents/governorlee-documents/CJInvestmentTaskForceReport.pdf

What Makes the DA so Powerful?

[i] https://bja.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh186/files/media/document/PleaBargainingResearchSummary.pdf

[ii] https://www.governing.com/archive/gov-criminal-justice-reform-brady-evidence-lc.html

[iii] https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/courts/2017/07/13/ethics-harvard-law-school-tennessee-prosecutor-amy-weirich/475649001/; https://eji.org/news/report-exposes-persistent-prosecutorial-misconduct/

[iv] https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/courts/2017/07/13/ethics-harvard-law-school-tennessee-prosecutor-amy-weirich/475649001/

[v] https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/01/magazine/she-was-convicted-of-killing-her-mother-prosecutors-withheld-the-evidence-that-would-have-freed-her.html; https://www.wreg.com/news/state-board-wont-file-charges-against-amy-weirich/

[vi] https://law.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Prosecutor-Lobbying-in-the-States-2015-2018.pdf

[vii] https://law.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Prosecutor-Lobbying-in-the-States-2015-2018.pdf

[viii] https://law.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Prosecutor-Lobbying-in-the-States-2015-2018.pdf

[ix] https://law.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Prosecutor-Lobbying-in-the-States-2015-2018.pdf

How DA Elections Work

[i] https://mlk50.com/2019/01/15/tennessees-population-is-18-percent-black-none-of-its-district-attorneys-are/

[ii] https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/americans-overwhelmingly-support-prosecutorial-reform-poll-finds

[iii] https://www.prisonpolicy.org/blog/2017/07/13/prosecutors/

[iv] https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/R/R46705

Find Your District Attorney

[i] https://mlk50.com/2019/01/15/tennessees-population-is-18-percent-black-none-of-its-district-attorneys-are/

How DAs Impact Communities

[i] https://www.aclu.org/issues/smart-justice/sentencing-reform/ending-modern-day-debtors-prisons

[ii] https://www.americanbar.org/groups/criminal_justice/standards/ProsecutionFunctionFourthEdition/

[iii] https://www.vera.org/downloads/pdfdownloads/state-incarceration-trends-tennessee.pdf

[iv] https://www.sycamoreinstitutetn.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019.02.14-FINAL-Incarceration-in-Tennessee-Who-Where-Why-How-Long.pdf

[v] www.aclu.org/report/tale-two-countries-racially-targeted-arrests-era-marijuana-reform

[vi] https://www.aclu.org/issues/womens-rights/women-and-criminal-justice/how-incarcerating-women-fuels-our-mass-incarceration#footNote

[vii] https://www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/pie2019women.html

[viii] https://www.vera.org/downloads/pdfdownloads/state-incarceration-trends-tennessee.pdf

[ix] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/correction/documents/JailFemaleJune2021.pdf

[x] https://www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/pie2019women.html

[xi] https://mhanational.org/sites/default/files/State%20of%20Mental%20Health%20in%20America%20-%202020_0.pdf

[xii] https://www.samhsa.gov/data/

[xiii] https://www.aclu-tn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/287gF.pdf

[xiv] https://www.aclu.org/issues/immigrants-rights/ice-and-border-patrol-abuses/freezing-out-justice

[xv] http://www.cjcj.org/news/6814

[xvi] https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/LGBT-ND-Protections-Update-Apr-2020.pdf

[xvii] https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/LGBT-Discrimination-by-Law-Enforcement-Mar-2015.pdf

[xviii] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5227944/pdf/AJPH.2016.303576.pdf

[xix] https://www.prisonpolicy.org/blog/2021/03/02/lgbtq/

[xx] https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-lgbt-incarceration-usa-idUSKBN14C1ZI

[xxi] https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/press/ncvs-lgbt-violence-press-release/

[xxii] https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/06/28/transgender-women-homicides-intimate-partner-violence/

[xxiii] https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/06/28/transgender-women-homicides-intimate-partner-violence/

[xxiv] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/tbi/documents/HateCrime2019.pdf

[xxv] https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newschannel-5-investigates/capitol-hill/controversial-da-finds-no-defenders-among-fellow-prosecutors

[xxvi] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5227944/pdf/AJPH.2016.303576.pdf

[xxvii] https://www.tn.gov/opioids/education-and-prevention/educational-information/opioid-frequently-asked-questions.html

[xxviii] https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3591431

[xxix] https://www.vera.org/downloads/publications/out-of-sight-growth-of-jails-rural-america.pdf

[xxx] https://www.prisonpolicy.org/racialgeography/counties.html

[xxxi] https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3591431

Prosecution During a Global Pandemic

[i] https://www.vera.org/covid-19/criminal-justice-city-and-state-spotlights/tennessee

[ii] https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/correction/documents/TDOCInmatesCOVID19.pdf

Be a DA for a Day

[i] https://law.justia.com/codes/tennessee/2010/title-40/chapter-35/part-3/40-35-313/

[ii] https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Substance-Use-and-Recidivism-Outcomes-for-Drug-and-Andrade-Ritchie/fb7f579dd76b64ee795332e08c97a39fed7da976

[iii] https://www.pewtrusts.org/-/media/legacy/uploadedfiles/wwwpewtrustsorg/reports/sentencing_and_corrections/staterecidivismrevolvingdooramericaprisons20pdf.pdf

[iv] https://law.justia.com/codes/tennessee/2010/title-39/chapter-13/part-1/39-13-102

[v] https://www.sycamoreinstitutetn.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Community-Supervision-Prison-Releases-and-Recidivism-in-Tennessee.pdf

[vi] https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_chanhonoproj/2333

[vii] https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uota-hro012819.php