My name is XXXXX XXXXX I'd be happy to answer your questions today. Unfortunately, a private citizen has no standing to force the district attorney to prosecute any specific offense.
Prosecutorial discretion is the backbone of our criminal justice
system. Prosecutors have almost complete discretion to decide who to prosecute, what charges to file, what deals to make, and whether to seek incarceration in federal or state prison. The main case on this issue is Inmates of Attica v. Rockefeller
. In September 1971, there was an inmate uprising, and prisoners took over the Attica prison. Correctional officers retook the facility, killing a number of inmates in the process. Rockefeller was the governor of NY at the time. He ordered the police not to negotiate with the prisoners and to take the prison back at all costs. The inmates sued, seeking a special prosecutor to investigate and try the case. Basically, they wanted to force the US atty to bring charges against the people that were involved. The court
held that the federal courts may not compel federal or state officials to prosecute an alleged violation of law. Prosecutors have the discretion to determine whether to go forward with a case. There is no right to know why a prosecutor chooses not to pursue a case. Therefore, there's no standard by which a court can review it. There are also separation of powers concerns - a prosecutor works for the executive branch, not the judicial branch. Therefore, a judge has no authority to tell a DA how to do its job.
You can file another complaint
if it's an ongoing violation. But, if they choose not to prosecute, a private citizen has no ability to force the issue.
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