Pre-Trial-Activities - Criminal Pretrial Procedures Owen...

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Criminal Pretrial Procedures Owen Thomas CJS/220 1/14/2011
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Prosecution Process for bringing criminal charges  against someone accused of  committing a crime in the United  States
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The Prosecutor's Role Bringing charges against persons  accused of crime Deciding whether to plea bargain a case Recommending that charges be  dropped  Acting as the state’s attorney in  presenting evidence at criminal trials Advocating for the rights of victims
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Protecting the defendants' constitutional rights at all stages  of the legal proceedings Interviewing the client (the accused) and obtaining as many  facts as possible Developing and advising the defendant on a defense  strategy Keep track of scheduled court proceedings Plea bargaining in the defendant’s best interest Advising the client regarding potential fines and sentences  that could be imposed
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J 116 taught by Professor Herald during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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