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August 19, 2023
Battles Over ‘Progressive’ Prosecutors’ Decisions Heating Up
Conservatives target local elected officials in fights over marijuana, abortion and sentencing
June 20, 2023
DeSantis Claims Florida’s Crime is at a ‘Record Low.’ But He’s Using Incomplete Data
In announcing his presidential bid, Florida’s governor relied on data from only half of the state’s law enforcement agencies.
December 3, 2022
Battles Brew Over the Power to Choose Who to Prosecute
The long-standing principle of prosecutorial discretion is under fire — another symptom of our nation’s fractured politics.
August 20, 2022
How Conservatives Are Trying to Shut Down the Progressive Prosecutor Movement
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis removed an elected prosecutor from office. Will this become the right’s new tactic?