Category: <span>FoRJ</span>

The Importance of the Prosecutor’s Office

Carolyn Madden and Kathy Friedrichs discuss “The Prosecutor’s Office in Washtenaw County: Why You Should Care” at the May 6, 2020, monthly brown bag lunch of the Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Criminal Justice in Michigan: Directions for Change

The presentation, panel discussion, and question-answer session addressed issues such as cash bail, use of restorative justice practices, and the role of prosecutors.

Guest Speaker:  Michigan Representative David LaGrand

Prior to his position in the Michigan House, Rep. LaGrand served 8 years as Kent County Assistant Prosecutor.


  • Belinda Dulin, Executive Director Dispute Resolution Center of Washtenaw County
  • Eric Kunath, Corrections Commander, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mark Fancher, Staff Attorney – Racial Justice Project – American Civil Liberties Union
  • Joshua Hoe, Criminal Justice Advocate and Host of “Decarceration Nation” podcast