The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Prosecutors Persecuted? Listen 13 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/24633/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor for Slate, explains why US attorneys are prematurely stepping down.