Opinion: Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel clearly needs time to heal. And the troubl...

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel has our empathy, but she has to go – for good – The Arizona Republic

Opinion: Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel clearly needs time to heal. And the troubled agency needs a leader who can devote his or her undivided attention to it.We should all be rooting for Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel’s speedy recovery.But does that mean we should go easy on her duties overseeing the state’s largest prosecutorial agency?I say not.We must begin asking the tough questions of her ability to handle the important job of deciding all sorts of criminal prosecutions and even death penalty cases.Last week Adel made the courageous decision to seek treatment for anxiety, alcohol use and an eating …

 

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