Reigning in the Almost Unchecked Power of Prosecutors

Reigning in the Almost Unchecked Power of Prosecutors

We recommend reading John Pfaff's book on mass incarceration Locked In “John Pfaff of Fordham University is both a law professor and an economist. Author of "Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How to Achieve Real Reform," he says state and local policies matter far more than changes in the federal system. At about 700 inmates per 100,000 residents , the U.S. incarceration rate…