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The Runaway Powers Of Prosecutors

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Prosecutors bring charges against defendants, set bail and determine plea bargains. And proponents of criminal justice reform argue that they have an outsized effect on how the court system works. Emily Bazelon joins host Krys Boyd to talk about ways to level the playing field for defendants, which she writes about in “Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration” (Random House).