"A former prosecutor's musings on the criminal justice system."
Author: Matthew T. Mangino is the former district attorney of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. He also spent a six year term on the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole. He is currently 'Of Counsel' with Luxenberg, Garbett, Kelly and George, P.C. His blog, The Cautionary Instruction, appears every Friday at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette legal page Ipso Facto. He is also the author of The Executioner's Toll: The Crimes, Arrests, Trials, Appeals, Last Meals, Final Words and Executions of 46 Persons in the United States.