Prosecutors carry a tremendous amount of power. The prosecutor’s office determines who will be charged with an offense, what offenses the criminal justice system will focus on prosecuting, and often what sentence the accused individuals will receive. But, as Voltaire – and Spiderman – acknowledged: “With great power comes great responsibility.” Therefore, a prosecutor blatantly […]Continue reading

This summer, 175 men were arrested as part of a DC police prostitution sting. The police centered the operation in the downtown area of Northwest DC. The police focused on the customers of prostitution, colloquially referred to as “johns.” Most of the men were charged with solicitation of prostitution. For this sting, the Washington Post […]Continue reading