Monthly Archives: May 2018

Prosecutor Power #2: A Public Defender on the Urgency of Reform

As part of our series on prosecutor power, Scott Hechinger of Brooklyn Defender Services offers a view from the other side of the adversarial process, discussing prosecutors’ impact at key decision-points in his clients’ cases and weighing the prospects for reform in a time of increasing scrutiny of prosecutorial discretion. (Episode chosen as ‘Best of 2018‘ by the Vera Institute of Justice.)

Full show notes (includes pictures, resources, and episode transcript)