Question: When is it moral to resist police action? Last year, the governor of Indiana signed a bill into law granting protection to citizens that resist the unlawful actions of a public servant. If a police officer enters your home without your knowledge or consent – legally or illegally – and you have no way of knowing whether he is an unlawful intruder, are you morally justified in taking violent action against him? When is it moral to forcibly resist police actions?
Subjects Discussed: * Becoming a prosecutor, including prosecuting for the Navajo Nation * How criminal cases get to trial * Preliminary hearings and grand juries * The problem of corruption * The trial process * Prosecutor caseload * Sentencing * The reliability of juries * Judges versus juries * The problem with "the drug war" * Police as hamstrung versus out-of-control * Confessions * Plea bargaining * Most interesting and rewarding cases.