Prosecutors, politics, and reform

County dis­trict attor­neys are arguably the nation’s most pow­erful gov­ern­ment actors. They bear respon­si­bility for pros­e­cuting the vast majority of crimes that afflict our communities. They decide who to charge with what crimes; they choose whether to offer plea bargains […]

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Local legal expert talks SCOTUS after Scalia

WGBH Morning Edi­tion host Bob Seay dis­cusses Jus­tice Antonin Scalia’s legacy, the con­se­quences of his death on the Supreme Court’s docket, and the search for his replace­ment with Daniel Medwed, […]

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Assessing Antonin Scalia’s legacy

In his legal phi­los­ophy, the late Jus­tice Antonin Scalia was a rigid “tex­tu­alist” who believed in judi­cial restraint. He pur­ported to rely on the plain meaning of statutes and often […]

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