Unformatted text preview: that is being accused (prosecuted) of a crime or in other words the defense counsel is defending the defendant. Also the defense counsel tries to make the defendant look innocent in the eyes of the jury or at least not guilty by a reasonable doubt. Another job that comes with the job of being the defense counsel is to disprove any evidence that the prosecutors gives against their client. The defense counsel works usually for themselves or a private business and of course they represent the one being prosecuted. References: David L. Counsel: Role of Counsel (no date) Retrieved August 14, 2010 http://law.jrank.org/pages/773/Counsel-Role-Counsel.html...
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- Spring '10
- Science, criminal law, Lawyer, Legal burden of proof, prosecutor