prosecutor; criminal justice reform; criminal law
In 2001 Professor Abbe Smith asked if a person could be both a good prosecutor and a good person. Her answer was, essentially, “no.” My answer in 2018 is that only a prosecutor who focuses on the powerful, and particularly who is willing to prosecute police who do wrong, can be good.
Johnson, Vida B.
"Prosecutors Who Police the Police are Good People,"
Fordham Law Review Online: Vol. 87
, Article 4.
Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/flro/vol87/iss1/4