Steven Greenhut

One of California’s most prominent federal judges, Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit court of appeals,¬†has sparked a nationwide debate about the state of the nation’s criminal-justice system with a recent 42-page jeremiad in the Georgetown Law Review. The article depicts a system that tilts heavily in favor of district attorneys, incarcerates thousands of innocent people and fails to hold accountable prosecutors who abuse their power. (more…)