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Problems with police, prosecutors and courts have people asking: is our criminal justice system broken? University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris interviews the people who know the system best, and hears their best ideas for fixing it. Criminal (In)justice is an independent production created in partnership with 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh's NPR News Station.
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Jan 26, 2018

For years, the Philadelphia District Attorney's office was notorious for heavy-handed and sometimes racially discriminatory prosecution. As of this month, it's led by a former criminal defense attorney and activist elected with a mandate for reform. What can we expect from D.A. Larry Krasner, and what pitfalls may await him?

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  • almost three years ago
    Steve McMichael
    He’s not a former criminal defense attorney. If he was it was 30+ years ago. He’s a civil rights lawyer with a history of anti cop rhetoric. I’m not passing judgement and agree whole heartedly that things had to change. Not sure this is the guy but I wish him well and good luck.
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