21 Principles for the 21st Century Prosecutor

December 3, 2018

In recent years, the role of prosecutors has received increasing attention. Given their powers, prosecutors are well positioned to make changes that can roll back over-incarceration. The just-released “21 Principles for 21st Century Prosecutors” offers practical steps prosecutors can take to transform their offices and, collectively, their profession. The central aspiration of these principles is at once simple and profound: that prosecutors will adopt a new and bold 21st Century vision for meting out mercy and justice.