About POGO

David Javonsky

David Janovsky

Program Associate, The Constitution Project


Year started at POGO: 2017

As “Zero Tolerance” Cases Skyrocket, Other Prosecutions Slow

August 14, 2018

New data suggests that the Justice Department’s focus on misdemeanor prosecutions under “zero tolerance” has led to a dramatic decrease in prosecutions of serious crimes like drug trafficking and human smuggling.

The President v. The Courts

February 13, 2018

Past U.S. presidents of both parties have threatened to undermine the authority of the third branch. Do President Trump’s attacks cross a red line?