Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Elizabeth de la Vega is a former federal prosecutor with more than 20 years of experience. During her tenure, she was a member of the Organized Crime Strike Force and Chief of the San Jose Branch of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California. Her pieces have appeared in the Nation, the Los Angeles Times, and Salon. She may be contacted at ElizabethdelaVega@Verizon.net