One Way To Cut Incarceration: Less-Punitive Prosecutors

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On the same day that they narrowly chose Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in November, voters in Nueces County, Tx., elected Democrat Mark Gonzalez—a Mexican American defense attorney with “NOT GUILTY” tattooed across his chest—as district attorney. Gonzalez had easily defeated the incumbent in the primary in March. “We want to bring back the humanitarian perspective,” Gonzalez tells the Washington Monthly. “There’s . . .

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