Promise 38: Improve conviction rates of prosecutors
Posted at 07/25/2010 12:38 AM | Updated as of 07/19/2012 12:35 AM
Increase the conviction rate of the prosecutors from 20% to 40% by the end of the presidential term, through the support and professionalization of the national prosecution service, improvement of the evidence gathering techniques in collaboration with the PNP, and the extensive use of mediation during the preliminary investigation stage, to ferret out cases which may just settle in court during trial.
The Aquino campaign platform: Action plans on Judicial Reform
April 14, 2011: Aquino said that through the efforts of national prosecutors, the conviction rate has jumped from 14 percent in July 2010 to 25 percent at present. (Continue Reading)