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Running head: PROSECUTORS 1 Prosecutors Bryanna Nicole Webb Ivy Tech Community College
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PROSECUTORS 2 Prosecutors First, I am going to talk about what a prosecutor is and what they do. The prosecutor’s job is to prove that a crime or crimes happened and show all of the evidence against the defendant. They will also call on witnesses like the arresting officer, people that might know the defendant, people that might have actually witnessed the crime or the defendant prior to the crime, etc.. The prosecutors also have to acquire all the evidence that exist against the defendant and present them to the jury and judge. The prosecutors work for the state or county and they represent the people. People think that just because they catch another person breaking the law that a prosecutor will bring charges against said person. Those people are wrong. I strongly believe that it depends on what kind of prosecutor Spike’s friend is . If he is a Horizontal prosecution is typical in large prosecutors’ offices. With horizontal case assignment, a prosecutor is assigned a specific court function. For example, he/she may be assigned only to initial appearances, charging, preliminary hearing, grand jury, trial, or appeal. On a regular basis, one or two attorneys are
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