The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this 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.