St Louis County’s Jennifer Joyce is one of four prosecutors who have repeatedly violated the Constitution.
“Prosecutors wield extraordinary power in the criminal legal system. How they exercise their power can be the difference between fairness and inequality, justice and corruption, and a community with faith in its justice system or one that feels betrayed by it. Recently, newspapers across the country have featured elected prosecutors who have failed to use this authority ethically, and in many cases, have even engaged in illegal behavior in order to win convictions. ”
Read the Fair Punishment Project’s latest report.