Should prosecutors be the focus of justice reform?

In a system of supposed checks and balances they often set the rules

We take excerpts from Emily Bazelon’s 2019 book, Charged, on prosecution in the United States to explore why the justice system’s checks and balances aren’t working.

Bazelon anchors this book on two criminal cases: a young white women named Noura accused of killing her mother and a young Black man named Kevin who gets sucked into the justice system after…

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