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What Do Prosecutors and District Attorneys Say About 911 Good Samaritan Laws?

Tessie Castillo | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Tessie Castillo

While law enforcement, public health advocates, and people directly affected by drug overdose are front and center in these debates, state prosecutors and district attorneys also play a critical role in advocacy efforts -- often for, but sometimes against, these laws.

Keeping Politics out of Prosecution

Ethan Feldman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Denver
Ethan Feldman

Why do we want to keep politics out of the District Attorney's Office? If politics creeps into cases, the prosecution of the cases will inevitably be harmed. District Attorneys must follow the evidence and follow the law vigorously yet fairly.

Rockefeller Drug Laws and Judicial/Prosecutorial Power Struggle

Emily Jane Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Jane Goodman

Under existing law, despite the public perception of powerful judges, it is the state, through its prosecutors, and not its judges, that calls the shots on judgment day.