Prosecutors descretion

Prosecutors descretion - Chibuike Oparaji Professor Mabry...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chibuike Oparaji Professor Mabry CJ 265 8 April 2008
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Prosecutors Discretion As informed by my instructor, the American Criminal Justice System is constantly in full motion . This however, is a misunderstanding for most of public because many believe that the criminal justice system does not begin to rotate until after a crime has been reported . This assumption could not be further from the truth . When saying the criminal justice system is constantly in full circulation, one is implying that officials of all types are performing their job twenty-four hours per day and seven days a week . Sad to say, not all crimes are reported and those that are not become what are known as the dark figure of crime . For those that are reported a trial might be one of thereafter effects . Key factors in this trial are the judge, the defendant, jury, and the prosecution . Although all sides included in the trial process hold a great amount of worthiness, the prosecution can be regarded as being the most influential to the entire
Background image of page 2
case . This is because of prosecutorial discretion. Prosecutorial discretion can be defined as the absolute power of whether or not the bring charges against the accused and what those charges
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

Prosecutors descretion - Chibuike Oparaji Professor Mabry...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online