in their own words:
Is against the death penalty for a host of reasons, but said: “I would absolutely defend the death penalty. That’s part of enforcement the law — if we have the death penalty I would carry out the role of the office.”
– phil weiser
Brauchler rejected a guilty plea in the James Holmes case and spent at least $5 million pursuing the death penalty, which jurors rejected. All three members of Colorado's death row are black men from Brauchler's district.