Some Pro-Reform Prosecutors Are Facing a Backlash

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A new vanguard of prosecutors has jettisoned the traditional lock-’em-up approach, embracing alternatives to harsh punishment. In their eagerness to enact changes, some are facing a backlash from law enforcement groups and conservative politicians, reports the New York Times. Tampa's top prosecutor says too many children are charged as adults. Houston's district attorney will no longer press charges in . . .

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