The American justice system was established in order to objectively determine the guilt or innocence of citizens who are accused of a crime. A new partnership between a Virginia prosecutor and a national criminal justice organization is now threatening that goal.
According to ARL Now, top Arlington prosecutor Parisa Dehghani-Tafti is joining up with the Vera Institute of Justice in order to “reduce racial disparities in prosecution.”
“As part of the new partnership, Dehghani-Tafti and Gardner will be working to reduce race-based differentials in prosecution rates by 20% in their jurisdictions,” ARL Now reported.
“The work is part of Vera’s Motion for Justice initiative, in which prosecutors are given support and opportunities to bridge the gap between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.”
The idea that there would be a specific quota to reach in terms of the percentage of prosecutions by race is patently insane. Throughout the whole