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Article submissions are now open for the Journal! Deadline: December 19!

POWER V. PRUDENCE: The Discretionary Powers of the American Prosecutor in Relation to Racial Disparity

Fall 2013 : Volume VII : Issue 1

*Author: Jeffeline Ermilus, Emory University

This project will focus on the prosecutor’s discretion and how it relates to the current status of the criminal justice system. If our justice system is designed to guarantee every person equal protection under the laws, then how is it that certain populations are negatively affected more than others? The focus of this study lands on the prosecutor because they are the most powerful individuals in the justice system. They alone hold the ability to initiate prosecution. Therefore, every person who is under control of the criminal justice system has had some sort of contact with an American prosecutor. The research will attempt to separate the prosecutor from other discretionary actors in the system, such as police officers and judges, to determine whether their decisions have a significant effect on minority populations. We will also examine whether these decisions are intentional or not. From the results of this analysis I will attempt to explain the inequality present in the justice system. This explanation will guide conversation on whether the prosecutor’s role merits oversight or reform.

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