Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Prosecutorial Discretion

Just a teaser for you but it's an article well worth reading if your way of thinking runs with mine.

If there are so many laws and so many crimes happening that prosecutors have to triage which incidents to move on and which ones to look the other way, then that points to more serious underlying problems (too many laws?). Whatever the supposed justification for the practice, I don’t see how empowering some ”top cop” to look the other way solves anything. I mean you could have, hypothetically, a perfect set of laws and a perfect police force, but if the D.A. gets to pick and choose, and he isn’t perfect, then none of the other stuff matters.

Read the rest here at Restore The Constitution