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OPLA Memo Community Explainer

Community Explainer
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Community Advocate
Published: Apr. 25, 2022

You may have heard that there is a new prosecutorial discretion memo, and heard people referring to it as the “OPLA Memo.” This FAQ will explain the Memo. OPLA has also put on its website some materials for people who do not have lawyers representing them to help them request prosecutorial discretion, including this short guide as well as this form that people can use to request prosecutorial discretion.