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District Attorney Larry Krasner fights for equal justice for the great people of Philadelphia. A fair and effective criminal justice system makes us safer.

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When Charleston fell and Confederate troops evacuated the damaged city, freed slaves remained. One of the first th… https://t.co/w8r8EDsKfH
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerTHE OVERLOOKED BLACK HISTORY OF MEMORIAL DAY: In 1865, about 10,000 freed slaves came together in South Carolina t… https://t.co/b0604j3EXx
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerWe honor and remember their bravery and service, and recommit ourselves to the daily endeavor of building a nation… https://t.co/MKUptyABTHWe profiled Sara Walenta, a paralegal in our Post-Conviction Relief Act Unit, who continues to review petitions inv… https://t.co/5d0WipZhA1
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThursday marked the one-year anniversary of @_TerranceMLewis exoneration. Don’t miss this @LesterholtNBChttps://t.co/6cJODOA5Yc
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner.@DA_LarryKrasner: Philly “must do everything in its power to engage in homelessness prevention while providing mor… https://t.co/wPeWCYcvBP
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerWe join the City of Philadelphia in mourning DA Detective Jerry Torres, a lifelong public servant, former… https://t.co/t41Uthw8Xj
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerHere’s your weekly DAO recap thread: Charges have been filed against a Bucks County resident with a history of DUI… https://t.co/KIbWq7BItP
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5/25
2020
Let's take a step back. The right to vote of roughly FIVE percent of Florida's adults is at mercy of a bunch of of… https://t.co/NEPtAFu8kf
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerBIG ruling for voting rights in Florida. Federal judge partly struck down GOP's poll tax law: Anyone who has not pa… https://t.co/Q8BFJkth7b
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerFaith leaders in Memphis, TN, are sending the right message: Stay in place. #StayAlive. Organize! And don’t believe… https://t.co/yw8KNcFtmX
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThis is beautiful. https://t.co/TyWLcX9qwJIn September I made a plan to get a copy of the @nytimes on the day I graduate college to remember how the world wa… https://t.co/9B3l2pPF3z
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerSome things you just need to see in print. Heartbreaking. This is just 1 percent of the Covid-19 deaths. I’m forcin… https://t.co/qRsw2nAoqJ
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerRamadan Mubarak my brothers and sisters on this last day of fasting. On this day increase your faith by adding faith.
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5/24
2020
Thank you @kensingtonvoice for compiling this North Philly guide to navigating the impact of coronavirus with info… https://t.co/F68Vx2cHtr
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerGov. Wolf announced yesterday that the following counties are expected to move to the yellow phase by June 5: Berks… https://t.co/aYLHp4lZnb
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerIt won't be possible to convene juries for some time. My office is in constant communication with victims & co-vict… https://t.co/XPHwJk0dF0We are hopeful about expanding virtual court proceedings to include preliminary hearings in June, and are preparing… https://t.co/nHhDWtPG2TIf you must vote in person, please double check your polling place at https://t.co/muxuDTDs71. The coronavirus pand… https://t.co/3AgBsPj2AN
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThis election is too important to sit out - and with mail-in voting, it’s also too easy to sit out! Mail-in ballot… https://t.co/7RM0S8ZkGh
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5/23
2020
Our agency lost a great man, 26 year veteran P/O Jerry Torres lost his battle to an undisclosed illness today. Jerr… https://t.co/UhkdNPCHj9
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerDetective Jerry Torres served the @philadao @PhillyPolice @USMC with honor and integrity. We have lost a shining li… https://t.co/ga3eIqGxFZDue to COVID-19, Philadelphia’s polling places have been greatly reduced. If you plan to vote in person, please dou… https://t.co/Z49yxu5IfJ
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5/22
2020
My office has filed charges against a Bucks Co woman whose reckless driving resulted in serious injury to a… https://t.co/XNUWO0n66fToday at 3: Join DAO Conviction Integrity Unit Supervisor Patricia Cummings for a Facebook panel discussion with… https://t.co/al3OFqZmfn
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerCan’t wait to host a live conversation today w/ exonerees and attorneys from the @innocence @netflix series… https://t.co/DujcG32vVG
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerPt. 2 of @LesterHoltNBC @NBCNightlyNews report on our Conviction Integrity Unit: https://t.co/T7wyy04Uhg
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner.@LesterHoltNBC @NBCNightlyNews reports on Chester Hollman & @_TerranceMLewis, both wrongfully convicted & exonerat… https://t.co/ntN4UMiFoG
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner👏Let's thank our essential workers for being superheroes throughout #COVID19 👮‍♀️👷⛑ 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️ #143DayinPA ♥️… https://t.co/eIKKbJRKcp
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThis is important work by our leaders on @PHLCouncil. https://t.co/EZYHeMnRGC
5/21
2020
"When they talk about Billy, they talk about a gentle giant. His record as a police officer exemplifies his faith .… https://t.co/pRH357Yafu
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerIf you or someone you know has any information that can help @PhillyPolice apprehend the person responsible for the… https://t.co/wUfkQ5EUxw
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerProsecutors should be technicians for truth & justice, always. I'm grateful @philadao was able to help secure freed… https://t.co/WtYOnpAwZAMore often than not, wrongful convictions result from a win-at-all-costs mentality among prosecutors who view thems… https://t.co/IVX7UDRgYSFew things more revealing of the law-n-order crowd's moral vacuity than the 🤐 faced with credible innocence claims.… https://t.co/Mn9Wmci2g3Thank you to our partners in @PhiladelphiaGov, @PHLschools, and @sharefoodphl who are distributing our Vote from Ho… https://t.co/0IemYCZuEB
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerDistrict Attorney Krasner Submits Public Comment on Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services Application for CARES… https://t.co/S7ZxTDARQu
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerComprehensive criminal justice reform requires housing reform. This has never been more clear. https://t.co/dOoZuZZO34
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerIncarceration is NOT a solution to the affordable housing crisis. If anything, a lack of economic stability is a ma… https://t.co/NmYJWtq8mx#COVID19 has revealed gaping disparities in housing & health care access. People who have not been convicted of ser… https://t.co/hk7cwSMXCs#PHLed families can pick up student meals from 49 @PHLschools once a week 🕘 Sites are open Thursdays from 9 a.m. -… https://t.co/zGvd7V0EUX
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5/20
2020
Our office stands in solidarity with the #AAPI community. ADAs Jennifer Lin and Michael C. Lee are speaking at this… https://t.co/jsnjJainDPPandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) is now available! FYI: Claimants still within their benefit y… https://t.co/VKsMgLpE5r
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerParents who’ve lost income may be eligible for emergency cash from @PAHumanServices. It’s for families with income… https://t.co/T0vnTtQ6Tx
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerA thoughtful thread that challenges us to take a harm reductionist approach to #COVID19 and should be read as the u… https://t.co/4Y5a0x3Yd2Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Burglary in the 6th District [VIDEO] https://t.co/d1pbKchVNP https://t.co/wvV7NT96HT
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerSomeone saw something or knows something. You can submit a tip anonymously to help bring this individual to justice… https://t.co/swHwUwttrp
5/19
2020
"Over a hundred legal ethics scholars and dozens of prosecutors have sided with Gardner, arguing that 'a minister o… https://t.co/xj1RqyZEjw"The attorney general has maintained that her interpretation 'would undermine the adversarial nature of the crimina… https://t.co/EtcOh1rAfMPeople who have served lengthy sentences are among the safest to release back to their communities. Considering old… https://t.co/p3DE3d8FGjThe Wolf administration has been slow in reducing prison no.’s, including commutations. “Wolf needs to be clearing… https://t.co/rtMMcyqTMP
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner1/4 After 50 years in prison, Freddy Butler was approved for a commutation in December. However, five months later… https://t.co/sETKuZpfEV
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner"One study found that the number of cases in a nursing home correlated with community cases, possibly because staff… https://t.co/4dXxwFqJX3Data and reporting show that it is impossible to keep #COVID19 out of congregate settings such as nursing homes. An… https://t.co/bE44o8eBDY📢 THIS MONDAY, 5/18, is the deadline to register to vote in PA. Apply online now ➡️ https://t.co/PIH3e0vhQ4 https://t.co/iLQYDp8kaj
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerNEW:📊Mail-In and Absentee Ballot Applications, in Philadelphia by Age Cohort (Processed as of 5/13). #PhillyVotes https://t.co/GqklCrsqmf
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerGrateful for journalism that shows the people imprisoned in our names are people, many of whom are being punished p… https://t.co/KIIZzpkrj4Our Conviction Integrity Unit is featured in this @LesterHoltNBC @NBCNightlyNews report on #COVID19 in prisons: https://t.co/CVxHEM1hT5
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerADAs Jennifer Linn & Michael Lee join community leaders & other local, state, & federal partners next week for this… https://t.co/srD9xqXEHe
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerHeather Croul in our Post Conviction Relief Act Unit is one of dozens of DAO paralegals working to ensure that Phil… https://t.co/LwktLmZqNU
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner.@DA_LarryKrasner continues his public safety tour across Philly during the #COVID19 emergency, most recently joini… https://t.co/yWdnAEuN81
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerHere’s your weekly DAO recap thread: Following an investigation conducted with @PhillyPolice, our office filed cha… https://t.co/ZM8TYaQgBn
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5/18
2020
In the best of times, fatal reentry is all too common because of astronomical overdose risk (130X among returning p… https://t.co/Z6ot5YO3ya
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner🚨NEW: Decarceration is necessary, but NOT SUFFICIENT response to COVID-19. Major scale-up in reentry services neede… https://t.co/z04lpxVck3
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerEnjoyed being part of this important discussion. Listen here: https://t.co/s3bavv2keW https://t.co/ScCt3AxMF9What PA needs: ‼️♥️ State lawmakers to provide real economic relief & safety for everyone, no exceptions. Join us… https://t.co/SHKKEleYAf
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThe COVID-19 response has exposed a deep race and class divide in Philly. When we talk about "opening up" we need… https://t.co/aQItTHsGmi
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerDespite their proven benefits, supervised consumption sites have been stalled by outdated drug prohibition laws. T… https://t.co/2VEuz8xVsx
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerHow do we reduce harm, and prevent overdoses? We listen to the voters: ✅60% support overdose prevention sites ✅54%… https://t.co/ri3LcYMHjP
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerIn a new study, scientists have found that taking unprescribed buprenorphine is associated with a lower risk of opi… https://t.co/okv7vt98MQ
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner"The centers are anticipating a crushing wave of new demand amid the public health and economic crisis, even as the… https://t.co/K5gszU6cqrThere's always been a Grand Canyon-size gap between politicians' stated support for mental health and substance use… https://t.co/6ZT2nXpZqRCongrats to the high school Class of 2020, as well as to the teachers, coaches, and most of all, parents and family… https://t.co/2IoU6E9qnq
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5/17
2020
🗳️Everyone can request a mail-in ballot in PA. Thanks to @PhillyVotes, every mail-in ballot will also include a pre… https://t.co/DSDD44ZG9q
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerIf we can bail out large corporations, we can ensure that everyone in this country can support themselves and affor… https://t.co/9XgWRa48qI
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThe medical journal The Lancet publishes editorial condemning the Trump admin.'s coronavirus efforts: "Americans m… https://t.co/G8CjCEv4Bx
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5/16
2020
Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons. @LesterHoltNBC reports. https://t.co/MZXlu8C4AX
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner6:30 ET. I'll be watching 📺 https://t.co/ALkFTrrU9qWe'll be live on May 21 at 3 p.m. ET on Facebook and Twitter talking about #TheInnocenceFiles and prosecutorial mis… https://t.co/BiHZJAqqFa
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerGovernment has enormous power to prevent or mitigate disaster, and to create conditions that allow for equitable ac… https://t.co/0lvOLJ57KBBy expanding SNAP eligibility and funding, we could stop an already escalating hunger crisis: https://t.co/koyeuQfwU1
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerA recent survey by the @BrookingsInst revealed 1 in 5 households with young kids did not have enough food—a rate 3X… https://t.co/9TuJsqM5WM
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerEmergency rent payment assistance is available in Philly -- but you must apply by Saturday at 5 p.m. Pass it on! https://t.co/DgYyWOslUq @GovernorTomWolf’s Health Disparity Task Force is a great first step to address racial inequities in the #Covid19 p… https://t.co/BIk2UwuL5H
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerADAs Jennifer Linn & Michael Lee join community leaders & other local, state, & federal partners next week for this… https://t.co/E2SZHCzwrL
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThanks to all law enforcement for their service to communities and for putting themselves on the line to protect th… https://t.co/QKSr4LMHkT
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5/15
2020
The media is struggling with how to cover the GOP's stated goal to restrict voting rights. It shouldn't "both-sides… https://t.co/50yOSn4YEn
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerI'll be joining State Rep. Isabella Fitzgerald & City Commissioner Omar Sabir in a virtual Town Hall meeting TONIGH… https://t.co/48yB8zTgD4
Retweeted by DA Larry Krasner"The pandemic has left low-and-moderate income tenants unable to pay rent and landlords without the income to make… https://t.co/BWpnuXQzeo
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerWe're grateful to people like Heather Croul, a longtime paralegal in our Post Conviction Relief Act Unit, who ensur… https://t.co/kr8SXC1s5i
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerVote.
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerYou have until MAY 18 to register to vote in the June 2 primary election! 📒 Register/update your registration ⬇️… https://t.co/x1dAFiieQ3
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerI joined @KendraPHL @PPD39Dist for a community tour of Nicetown/Tioga. We're working with lawmakers, police, & resi… https://t.co/UwqSJZDnjYStrong editorial from @PAChiefs calling on lawmakers to preserve & strengthen funding for early childhood programs.… https://t.co/AaJxE09Vq3📨 Voting by mail is a safe option during the COVID-19 pandemic. Philadelphians can now register online for a mail-i… https://t.co/Sg9JDkadDO
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5/14
2020
Once again my office is partnering with the Philadelphia Ramadan and Eid Fund to provide Ramadan produce boxes to f… https://t.co/UTXQOZoiL1
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerEarths Keepers Inc. is launching an emergency food pantry. To receive updates on food distributions, sign up on t… https://t.co/Aw1sjz5KbT
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerHow should reporters cover criminal justice issues during the #COVID19 pandemic? What are common mistakes in inter… https://t.co/2SiSpM1GeK
Retweeted by DA Larry KrasnerThis week's @MakeTheCallPod is all about bioethics, COVID, & healthcare inside jails & prisons. It is a really grea… https://t.co/J06bWnpGUY
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5/13
2020

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