Thursday, July 9, 2020
Jeffrey Bellin (William & Mary Law School) has posted The Changing Role of the American Prosecutor (Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
This paper is an edited version of the author's November 2019 presentation to the Louisiana District Attorneys Association, Fall Meeting of Elected District Attorneys. It argues that many of the reforms spotlighted by the Progressive Prosecution movement should be attractive to all prosecutors, including those who are unlikely to adopt the "progressive" label.