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The Carceral Force of Prosecutor Associations, Explained

Angela J. Davis The Appeal
District attorney associations have been a powerful force in the criminal legal system for decades. They have used their power and influence to increase the power of prosecutors, maintain and grow the carceral state, and shut down reform efforts.

The Police Answer to Us. What Will We Do About It?

Chesa Boudin New York Times
Local prosecutors shouldn’t trust the reports of officers with prior misconduct. Local prosecutors must use the power and discretion afforded them to carry out sweeping reforms that will protect the public — especially Black communities...
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