prosecutors

Prosecutors Don’t Just Enforce Laws—They Lobby Hard to Make Them

Prosecutors are famous for saying they don’t make the law, they only enforce it. In recent years, prominent legal scholars…

June 10, 2021

Which Manhattan DA Candidates Stand Out on Drugs?

After the December 2020 exit of a progressive candidate with a bold drug policy reform platform from the Manhattan district…

February 2, 2021

Two National Prosecutor Groups Urge Opposite Pandemic Responses

One national prosecutors' organization has thrown its support behind the criminal justice reform movement's demands for decarceration, arrest reductions and…

May 28, 2020

Queens, NY Faces Nordic-Model Sex Work Crackdown

In 2019, the nation's most diverse county narrowly missed a major opportunity to embrace sex work decriminalization. A little less…

May 20, 2020