Can a Good Person be a Good Prosecutor in 2018?

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Bruce A. Green

Fordham University School of Law

Abbe Smith

Georgetown University Law Center

Angela J. Davis

American University - Washington College of Law

Vida Johnson

Georgetown Law

David Patton

Federal Defenders of New York; NYU School of Law

Rebecca Roiphe

New York Law School

Jessica Roth

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Ellen Yaroshefsky

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Date Written: October 1, 2018

Abstract

Revisiting the question posed by Abbe Smith in 2001: Can one simultaneously be a good person and a good prosecutor?

Keywords: prosecutor, criminal justice, ethics, prosecution, criminal, Sessions, Krasner

JEL Classification: Law

Suggested Citation

Green, Bruce A. and Smith, Abbe and Davis, Angela J. and Johnson, Vida and Patton, David and Roiphe, Rebecca and Roth, Jessica and Yaroshefsky, Ellen, Can a Good Person be a Good Prosecutor in 2018? (October 1, 2018). Fordham Law Review Online, Vol. 87 (2018); Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper 3257914. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3257914 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3257914

Bruce A. Green

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Abbe Smith

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

Angela J. Davis

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Vida Johnson

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David Patton

Federal Defenders of New York ( email )

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New York Law School ( email )

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Jessica Roth

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law ( email )

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Ellen Yaroshefsky (Contact Author)

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law ( email )

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