A young woman feels pressure to plead guilty while kept waiting in jail for 60 days.

D.A. Time | holding bodies: a justice anthology Independent Lens

Premiered March 12, 2024
D.A. Time | holding bodies: a justice anthology

“D.A. Time” follows a young woman in New Orleans who has to wait in jail for more than 60 days after a busted weed deal, before even being charged with a crime. This episode explores the uncertainty families face during this waiting game, and the pressures to plead guilty regardless of guilt due to the hardships of pretrial detention and money bail.

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