What is diversion? (Part III)

This post is the third and final in a three part series that addresses what diversion is in DC criminal law. The first part discussed deferred prosecution agreements. Part two discussed deferred sentencing agreements. This part will discuss the DC Superior Court’s...

What is diversion? (Part II)

This entry is part two of a three part series explaining what diversion is in the District of Columbia. The first part discussed the Deferred Prosecution Agreement or “DPA.” Part II discusses a Deferred Sentencing Agreement or “DSA.” A DSA is similar to a DPA in that...

What is diversion?

In DC criminal law, people often ask what diversion is. This post is the first part in a three part series that answers that question. Diversion is a program offered by the prosecution where when an individual meets certain conditions, the government will dismiss the...