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Analise Ortiz

Analise Ortiz is the campaign strategist for the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice. Ortiz leads the ACLU of Arizona’s work around holding prosecutors accountable and educating voters about the important role county attorneys can play in fueling or fixing our mass incarceration crisis.

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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors must appoint a reform-minded prosecutor

By: and - September 24, 2019

Local prosecutors wield extraordinary, often unchecked, power that extends beyond their counties and reaches the entire state of Arizona. Prosecutors decide who gets charged with a crime and, because the vast majority of criminal cases end in a plea deal, who gets convicted.