On Huffington Post, Prof. Gershman comments on the power of the prosecutor
In his latest column for Huffington Post, Professor Bennett Gershman writes about investigations into the activities of the Working Families Party (WFP), investigations that appear to be politically motivated. The liberal WFP has succeeded in areas of Staten Island traditionally held by the Republican party. Scrutiny of their activities has not yielded any evidence of wrong doing but that has not stopped the efforts.
“Politically-driven prosecutors can be dangerous people,” writes Prof. Gershman. “They have the power to go after persons or groups they don’t like. And they have an array of powerful legal weapons to use in their hunt.”
The entire column can be read here.