DAs are public prosecutors, not public defenders

Emily Parkin

In summary When the public perceives that they have elevated criminal-justice reform over their primary duty as prosecutor, district attorneys can and usually will run into serious trouble, as Chesa Boudin did. By Garry South, Special to CalMatters Garry South is a Democratic strategist who has been the top adviser […]

Privacy International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Human Rights Watch’s Statement to Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime

Emily Parkin

Privacy International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Human Rights Watch welcome the opportunity to participate in the second session of the Ad Hoc Committee. Preliminary remarks on criminalization We have observed that, even as cybercrimes often threaten peoples’ rights, efforts to address and combat cybercrime have also given rise to risks […]