As Bazelon added in an interview with the progressive publication Truthout, “many convictions became tainted” at the state DNA lab, “[a]nd it turned out that her office had known for months … and had not disclosed that information to the defense. And when a judge found out, she became quite incensed. … Harris’s reaction to that was to try to get the judge disqualified by saying that she had a conflict of interest because her husband was a defense lawyer.” Some “progressive prosecutor,” right?
Bazelon chapter-and-verses Harris’ approach to justice, which stands at odds with the candidate’s current claims. In fact, the public record is full of evidence that Harris resisted the kind of criminal justice reforms that now are widely embraced by liberals and conservatives alike. more here